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8960600 Variable surface landing platform (VARSLAP)  
In one embodiment, a variable surface landing platform (VARSLAP) includes a base for contacting a landing surface; at least 3 adjustable struts interconnected with the base, wherein each strut is...
8833517 Device for emergency lowering of a person from a high-rise building  
An apparatus for the emergency lowering of a person from a high-rise building is fastened on the person's back. The apparatus includes an inflatable central toroidal chamber having a membrane for...
8413927 Landing gear for spacecraft  
A pivotal connection and a substantially rigid yet disruptable mechanical connection mount a respective foot pad on a distal end of each one of plural landing legs of a lander spacecraft. The...
8403268 Pilot chute device  
A pilot chute device is connected to a parachute canopy for deploying the parachute canopy out of a container adapted to be closed and opened and within which the parachute canopy is foldable. The...
8244461 Navigational display for parachutists  
A display system for a parachutist is provided based on navigation data and calculations of locations where the parachutist should steer the parachute to increase likelihood of reaching a target....
8226043 Autonomous stratosphere platform  
The present invention relates to an autonomous stratosphere platform which is preferably intended to be positioned in the stratosphere, is carried by a carrying shield (1) and is controlled by a...
8200379 Smart recovery system  
This invention relates to an intelligence system on board an aircraft that detects an emergency, assesses the situation, and then acts on the situation in a pre-determined manner.
8186624 Aerial delivery system  
An aerial delivery system is configured to allow delivery of one or more releasable items after the system is extracted from an aircraft. One or more linear guidance devices and releasable...
8083184 Aerial delivery system  
An aerial delivery system is configured to allow delivery of one or more releasable items after the system is extracted from an aircraft. One or more linear guidance devices and releasable...
8066224 Deceleration platform  
A platform for the aerial delivery of payloads into aquatic environments has a staged v cross-section formed by two walls extending from an end part. The portions of the two walls adjacent to the...
7467762 Advanced unmanned aerial vehicle system  
An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) system that couples the speed and responsiveness of a shoulder-launched rocket with the stable, slow-moving aerial platform of a parafoil is disclosed. The unique...
7302340 High altitude parachute navigation flight computer  
A navigational computer design for high altitude and other similar navigational needs includes a processor, which receives as input signals from navigational and navigational related sensors such...
7293742 Reefing assembly for a circular parachute  
A reefing assembly for a circular parachute having a canopy including a skirt portion, and suspension lines attached to the skirt portion. The assembly includes a tension structure bounding a...
7204049 Emergency drop system for an aircraft advertising display  
An emergency drop system allows ballasted advertising banner (14) if disconnected from an aircraft to descend slowly to the ground. Banner (14) is suspended below an aircraft by line (4) held taut...
7178761 Container apparatus for object to be dropped  
A container apparatus for an object to be dropped, which contains an object to be dropped functioning as a point marker or a hydrographic conditions measuring device or the like and is dropped by...
6951322 Personal aircraft device  
A personal aircraft device (“PAD”) and a powered personal aircraft device (“PPAD”) configured to be ridden and/or releasably connected to a person or user. The personal aircraft device can be...
6942184 Air drop device  
An air drop device that includes a frame defining a through-hole and that supports a substantially vertical axle, substantially central to the through-hole. A blade assembly is rotatably mounted...
6761334 Aircraft passenger safety module  
An aircraft has a fuselage with a cockpit and a tail, and jet or propeller propulsion. The improved aircraft has a fuselage with one or more modules located between the cockpit and the tail. The...
6712317 Aerial cargo container with deceleration and orientation assembly  
An aerial cargo container is described that includes a cargo box with a plurality of hinged rotor blades having a stowed position against the sides of the box and a deployed position extending...
6708927 Apparatus for slowly and safely descending from a high-rise building  
An apparatus for slowing and safely descending from a high-rise building includes a plurality of independent airbags which are connected together to form an airbag jumpsuit, a harness mounted at...
6655636 Product wrapping incorporating air drag device  
A system is provided for slowing the speed of a product released into the air from an aircraft. A flexible material wrapped about a product includes a tethered portion thereof that is collapsible...
6622968 Guided airborne vehicle, cargo and personnel delivery system  
A guided aerial delivery device which safely and precisely delivers a standard vehicle, personnel and/or cargo, from a high-flying aircraft, to a precise target or location. In the preferred...
6607166 Inflatable flying body for the rescue descent of a person  
A person can safely descend from a burning high-rise building or the like using an inflatable flying body that has a hollow conical form in an inflated deployed condition, but is deflated and...
6511019 Short-haul escape system and method  
A short-haul escape system includes an elongated line for detachable suspension from a support member on an airborne vehicle, a load-carrying receptacle attached to an end of the line, a container...
6503119 Parachute toy  
A rectangular shaped parachute toy, designed to suggest a modern day parafoil, but constructed with a single fabric layer canopy, for simplicity and more rapid opening of the chute. This...
6497389 Airbag system and method for facilitating emergency egress from an aircraft  
An airbag system for elevating the fuselage of an aircraft off a landing surface a sufficient degree to allow for emergency egress of passengers and crew through ventral emergency exit doors. An...
6471160 Method for deploying a parachute on a drone  
A flying drone includes a flight control computer, a parachute system with a parachute, a power supply system, a propulsion system, and an actuating drive system, without any of these systems...
6428381 Flying device which rotates as it travels through the air  
A flying device which rotates as it travels through the air includes a body having three radially projecting vanes. Three blades or wings are pivotally connected to the three vanes. Each blade may...
6427944 Systems and methods for using airborne communication nodes  
A method for providing a communication link from an aircraft (110) to a target (130) is provided. The method includes releasing a first end of a fiber optic cable (120) from an aircraft (110) and...
6237875 Airbag payload landing system for damping landing impact forces on a flying payload  
An airbag configuration for braking the landing impact of flying payloads has a central airbag (17) and at least one torus ring (11, 12, 13) surrounding the central airbag. A payload (L) is...
6224019 Parachute landing velocity attenuator  
A gas-powered landing velocity attenuator for reducing the final descent velocity (and consequent ground impact load) of a parachutist or parachuted cargo. Immediately prior to impact, the gas...
6213429 Life preserver for aircraft  
A life preserver for aircraft includes a fire-protective, anti-knock, inflatable bag defining an inflatable chamber and a life chamber within the inflatable chamber and having an exit, a bumper...
6131856 Parachute trajectory control  
A parachute has its suspension lines divided into groups, each group connected to the load through a linear actuator. During descent of the parachute, foreshortening of an actuator or of any group...
6056241 Thin film parachute with continuous lateral reinforcing fibers  
A thin film polymeric membrane is made from a plurality of adjacent sections that are bonded together along longitudinal seams taken with reference to an axis of symmetry. The membrane is...
6029932 Detonating valve for releasing openings of air bag landing systems  
The detonating valve for releasing openings of air bag landing systems for aircraft and spacecraft has a wedge type charge and a cover closing the opening, which cover is shorn off during the...
6024326 Water-impact release mechanism  
A water-impact release mechanism has a hub with a first sleeve coupled thto. The first sleeve has a plurality of circumferentially distributed holes therein. A spring assembly, coupled to the hub,...
6019317 Air-dropped, precision-guided, payload delivery system  
A protective ballute for a payload launched from an airborne platform includes an elongated shroud member, gas delivery apparatus for filling the shroud member with a lighter-than-air gas to...
5992794 External airbag protection system for helicopters  
An airbag protection system for helicopters. Airbags are inflated either automatically or manually, or a combination of both, prior to the helicopter striking the ground, thus avoiding or...
5979829 In-flight evacuation system  
A safety system that will evacuate passengers on an airplane while in flight. The In-Flight Evacuation System operates while the airplane is still in flight. While in operation the In-Flight...
5961074 Method and apparatus for pressurized feeding of liquid propellants to a rocket engine  
A method and system for delivering pressurized propellants to a rocket engine, that has significant advantages over the current state-of-the-art. One of the propellants, the "pressurizing...
5927653 Two-stage reusable earth-to-orbit aerospace vehicle and transport system  
A two-stage wingless reusable aerospace vehicle having upper and lower stages that take off from a take-off area and separate at a separation point along a first trajectory. The separation forces...
5899415 Personnel guided aerial delivery device  
A personnel guided aerial delivery device is disclosed which can be used to safely and precisely deliver personnel, cargo, or a combination of both from an aircraft in flight, to a precise target...
5884867 Stabilizing apparatus  
This invention discloses an apparatus for stabilizing a payload assembly including a payload, a maintaining apparatus for at least temporarily maintaining the payload in an airborne environment,...
5884863 Method and apparatus for deploying a wing  
The deployable wing of the present invention comprises an internal structure having diverging leading edge spars attached to a keel spar and cross spars to form a delta wing configuration. This...
5871173 Drag-producing aerodynamic device  
It is known to use a rigid cone to provide stability to a body being towed by an aircraft. However, such cones are useful over a limited range of speeds. The invention provides a drag-producing...
5853151 Braking shield for a spacecraft, and a satellite fitted therewith  
The invention relates to a braking and heat protection shield (1) for a spacecraft (5), said shield being situated at the front of the spacecraft to oppose a flow of gas striking the spacecraft,...
5826826 Landing process for payloads from aerospace missions  
A landing process and arrangement for payloads from aerospace missions with a steerable gliding body deployable at high altitudes for accurately returning the payload to the earth surface wherein...
5816536 Protective device intended for integral attachment to a load on a parachute with a view to protecting the said load when it lands  
A protective device for securing to a parachute-carried load to protect the same during landing, comprising a supporting base (2) for the load, a shield (6) extending around the periphery of the...
5791597 Energy attenuation system  
An energy attenuation system for absorbing at least a portion of the force impulse imparted to an occupant of an aircraft during a crash. The energy attenuation system comprises a seat and an air...
5768705 Inflatable safety apparatus  
An inflatable safety apparatus comprising an exterior shell and a chamber located inside the exterior shell. Inflation means, capable of inflating the apparatus are contained within the exterior...

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