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Title:
TANK FOR AIRCRAFT
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2011/026965
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The invention relates to a mobile tank for a cryogenic, that is to say supercooled propellant or fuel, specifically in particular for LNG, that is to say liquid natural gas or liquid methane. The invention also relates to an aircraft having said tank and to a method for retrofitting an aircraft with tanks of said type. According to the invention, a tank for a cryogenic propellant is provided with an external structure and with a flexible, pressure-resistant, cold-resistant internal envelope (4). To retrofit an aircraft with a tank for a cryogenic propellant, a tank for kerosene is lined with a foil (2), tiles (3) composed of plastic are adhesively bonded to the foil, and a pressure-resistant internal envelope (4) is applied, specifically preferably adhesively bonded, to the tiles (3).

Inventors:
MODDEMANN HORST JAN (DE)
Application Number:
EP2010/063017
Publication Date:
April 28, 2011
Filing Date:
September 06, 2010
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
AIR LNG GMBH (DE)
MODDEMANN HORST JAN (DE)
International Classes:
B64D37/30; F17C3/04
Foreign References:
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Attorney, Agent or Firm:
GILLE HRABAL STRUCK NEIDLEIN PROP ROOS (Düsseldorf, DE)
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