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Title:
METHOD FOR MANAGING POWER AND ENERGY IN A FUEL CELL POWERED AERIAL VEHICLE BASED ON SECONDARY OPERATION PRIORITY
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2011/037850
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A method for managing power flow within an aerial vehicle includes determining a fuel cell power limit and a battery energy reserve. The method further includes determining a flight operation power requirement. The method further includes determining priority levels of secondary operations and providing power for secondary operations based on the priority levels.

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Inventors:
CRUMM AARON (US)
LABRECHE TIMOTHY (US)
OHL GREGORY (US)
ERNST NATHAN (US)
GORSKI MICHAEL (US)
Application Number:
US2010/049446
Publication Date:
June 30, 2011
Filing Date:
September 20, 2010
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Assignee:
ADAPTIVE MATERIALS INC (US)
CRUMM AARON (US)
LABRECHE TIMOTHY (US)
OHL GREGORY (US)
ERNST NATHAN (US)
GORSKI MICHAEL (US)
International Classes:
B64D27/24; B64D31/00; B64D37/00; B64D41/00; H01M8/04
Foreign References:
US6296957B12001-10-02
US20020131864A12002-09-19
JP2008521693A2008-06-26
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
SHACKELFORD, Jon, E. et al. (38525 Woodward Avenue Suite 200, Bloomingfield Hills MI, US)
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