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Title:
ELECTRIFIED AIRCRAFT AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING ATTITUDE THEREOF
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2021/065179
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
[Problem] To provide an electrified aircraft, and a method of controlling an attitude thereof, capable of generating aerodynamic force without excess or deficiency, without impairing fuel efficiency. [Solution] In an electrified aircraft 1, an electric propulsion system 20, constituted by a propeller 21 for propulsion and an electric motor 22 that drives the propeller 21, is arranged at a leading edge of a wing 10 so that wake produced by the electric propulsion system 20 acts on the wing 10. A control unit 30 is capable of adjusting thrust of the electric propulsion system 20 to a negative value.

Inventors:
KOBAYASHI, Hiroshi (7-44-1 Jindaiji Higashi-machi, Chofu-sh, Tokyo 22, JP)
NISHIYAMA, Mari (7-44-1 Jindaiji Higashi-machi, Chofu-sh, Tokyo 22, JP)
NISHIZAWA, Akira (7-44-1 Jindaiji Higashi-machi, Chofu-sh, Tokyo 22, JP)
Application Number:
JP2020/029062
Publication Date:
April 08, 2021
Filing Date:
July 29, 2020
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Assignee:
JAPAN AEROSPACE EXPLORATION AGENCY (Jindaiji Higashi-machi Chofu-sh, Tokyo 22, JP)
International Classes:
B64D27/02; B64D27/24; B64D31/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
OMORI, Junichi (7-5-47 Akasaka Minato-k, Tokyo 52, JP)
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