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9013055 Kite system for generating electricity  
A kite based electricity generation system uses a kite that is tethered to a permanent magnet. The permanent magnet is slidably disposed within a housing with an electric coil disposed therein,...
8950710 Apparatus for extracting power from fluid flow  
An apparatus for extracting power includes a track and an airfoil coupled to the track. The track includes first and second elongate sections, where the first elongate section is positioned above...
8922041 Tethered vehicle control and tracking system  
A kite system includes a kite and a ground station. The ground station includes a sensor that can be utilized to determine an angular position and velocity of the kite relative to the ground...
8919701 Inflatable delta-shaped traction kite  
Inflatable fraction kite (1) and the system for managing the traction power, the direction and the transient maneuvers thereof, shaped as a negative dihedron, of the type known as ‘C-shape’ or...
8888049 Kite ground station and system using same  
A kite system with a ground station adapted for airborne power generation. The kite system may include a kite which includes one or more airfoils which have mounted thereon a plurality of turbine...
8844875 Traction kite with high projected leading edge  
A traction kite having a variable geometry leading edge that defines a high projected central propulsive region of increased surface area along the top portion of the kite, and lateral control...
8740153 Aerodynamic wind propulsion device having bielastic line coupling  
The invention relates to an aerodynamic wind propulsion device, particularly for watercrafts, comprising an aerodynamic wing being connected to a steering unit located below the aerodynamic wing...
8684313 Inflatable kite with leading edge swept forwards at wingtip  
An inflatable kite has a continuous leading edge tube that is swept forward at its left and right wingtip ends so that bridle lines attaching the canopy to the user are forward of the center of...
8624421 Infrastructure for driving and assisting take-off of airfoils for tropospheric aeolian generator  
An infrastructure for tropospheric aeolian generator is described, which comprises a rotary basement (1), at least one orientable arm (2), at least one ventilation plant (3), at least one system...
8534609 Traction kite with high projected leading edge  
A traction kite having a variable geometry leading edge that defines a high projected central propulsive region of increased surface area along the top portion of the kite, and lateral control...
8490915 Ram air Rigid Structure Glider  
The present invention is a ram air rigid structure glider, which uses both ram air inflation and a rigid structure in order to produce the necessary aerodynamic lift to glide through the air. The...
8398449 Method and apparatus for body-worn entertainment devices  
A light-weight toy is attached to a player via a near-invisible fixed-length tether, typically using a low-tack adhesive at the ends of the tether. In especially preferred embodiments, the toy has...
8358027 Integrally ribbed Rogallo wing array  
There is a Rogallo wing having an aerodynamic sheet having a leading end and a trailing edge. The trailing edge is curved to form a sheet of increasing concavity away from the leading edge. At...
8262027 Automatic folding structure for kites  
Folding structure for kites, applicable in kites equipped with an internal structure based on rods assembled within the interior of a specific external part of the kite's fabric (1). It allows the...
8220752 Cone-shaped wing with sail ranges with opposite effects and constant propulsion  
A cone-shaped wing allows constant propulsion for pulling and lifting various loads. Sails in the shape of a flattened cone with an axis offset downward, whose base is connected to the leading...
8215588 Steering unit for free flying, confined wing element  
The invention relates to a steering unit for a wind propulsion system, the steering unit comprising a first fixed attachment means for securing a first end of a tractive cable the second end of...
8167246 Tethering system for inflatable airfoils  
A tethering system for controlling an inflatable airfoil is provided. The inflatable airfoil has a horizontal center line and a vertical center line. The tethering system includes an airfoil wing...
8162265 Airfoil wing system for inflatable airfoils  
An airfoil wing system for releasing air from an airfoil wing for an inflatable airfoil is provided. The airfoil wing is secured to the inflatable airfoil. The airfoil wing system has at least two...
8134249 Wind system for converting energy through a vertical-axis turbine actuated by means of kites and process for producing electric energy through such system  
A wind system for converting wind energy including at least one kite that can be driven from ground immersed in at least one wind current and a vertical-axis wind turbine placed at ground level....
8096510 Traction kite with deformable leading edge  
A leading edge inflatable traction kite wherein the leading edge structure includes a plurality of spaced segments that are fabricated from a material with a higher elasticity, thus allowing for a...
8091822 Aerial image projection system and method of utilizing same  
An aerial image projection system (20) includes a light aircraft (22) having a parachute-wing (24) attached to a carriage (26). The system (20) further includes an on-board computing and...
8066225 Multi-tether cross-wind kite power  
A multiple-tethered kite extracts power from wind. Systems having three or more tethers coupled to a single kite are contemplated, as are systems having multiple kites coupled to a given pair of...
7775483 Launch and recovery system for tethered airborne elements  
A launch and recovery system for a tethered airborne element is provided that launches and retrieves the tethered airborne element in a completely unattended manner. The system is comprised of a...
7686254 Force balancing kite control system  
An improvement to kite control systems for power kites, comprising at least one proportional redirection mechanism, which balances the forces of the main lifting force of the kite and the control...
7669801 Animal-scaring device  
A method of scaring birds and animals includes launching a bird-scaring device in a substantially vertical manner and periodically causing the device to circle in the air in substantially opposite...
7672761 Watercraft comprising a free-flying kite-type wind-attacked element as a wind-powered drive unit  
Disclosed is a wind-powered watercraft in which a free-flying kite-type wind-attacked element that is provided with a profiled wing and is used as the exclusive, an auxiliary, or an emergency...
7621484 Rotor kite  
A rotor kite is characterized by a stabilizer bar connected between the wing and stabilizer ring components of the kite to maintain the wing and the stabilizer ring in a perpendicular orientation...
7607615 Brake for a kite  
A kite brake and a kite that uses a brake are disclosed. The brake includes a spring-loaded standoff that is biased to push a top surface of a sail of the kite away from a strut of the kite when...
7549608 Detachable line management device for traction kites  
A device is provided for managing lines of a kite which device is securable to a control bar of a kite and has a line attachment portion. The line attachment portion having a plurality of kite...
7533851 Flexible kite  
A kite is formed of a single sheet of tough but flexible material. A narrow slit in the sheet body defines two distinct flight bodies, one of which is substantially smaller than the other. The...
7503826 Flying apparatus  
This invention provides a small lightweight glider that is hollow and made from a molded thin film material. Typically the glider is formed in the shape of a bird or a plane. The body of the...
7494093 Wing having a negative dihedron for towing a load  
The wing (10) having a negative dihedron for towing a load comprises a flexible canopy (12) which is defined between two lateral ends (14A, 14B) which are connected to each other, at the front, by...
7275719 Wind drive apparatus for an aerial wind power generation system  
Wind driven apparatus for an aerial power generation system include driven elements and controls. The driven elements are configured and shaped to provide maximum force from both lift and drag...
7204459 Kite  
A kite has a cover sheet having first and second opposed main surfaces. A frame assembly is attached to the second main surface of the cover sheet to define a body having an overall height and an...
7188808 Aerialwind power generation system and method  
An aerial power generation system includes a guide line supported by a support body. Wind driven elements are configured and shaped to provide maximum force from both lift and drag during the...
7140576 Inflatable wing with manifold  
An aerodynamic wing with a leading edge inflatable strut and at least one inflatable rib strut, wherein the struts are provided with a connection air pathway that allows the leading edge strut to...
7128296 Animal-scaring device and method of employing same  
A method of scaring birds and animals includes launching a bird-scaring device in a substantially vertical manner and periodically causing the device to circle in the air in substantially opposite...
7119665 Sound generator for a kite  
A sound generator including a mounting clip for attachment to a kite frame. A support arm is secured to, and projects from, the mounting clip. The support arm has a distal end remote from the...
7093803 Apparatus and method for aerodynamic wing  
Aerodynamic wing to propel a broad range of transport means, principally sail craft. The wing provides a single layer kite structure capable of flying without surface discontinuity, bridles, or...
7036771 Kite safety, control, and rapid depowering apparatus  
A kite safety, control, and depowering device for a kite having an airfoil with leading and trailing edges, at least two control lines attached to the airfoil and a control flying bar attached to...
7032864 Wing with inflatable struts  
An aerodynamic wing formed by a flexible canopy with integrated inflatable, elastically deformable members integrated into the lifting surface. Preferably, the elastically deformable member...
7017859 Method of making a miniature, operable box kite  
A method for making a box kite includes the steps of placing two elongate strips of tissue paper atop a support surface in parallel relation to one another, separated by a third strip of stiff...
7014149 Traction kite design  
An arch style traction kite which includes a wing or wing envelope which has a leading edge which, when viewed in plan with the wing or envelope laid in a horizontal plane, is concave in a centre...
6955325 Delta kite with flight stabilizing, air-passing ring structure  
A kite has a generally delta shaped sail and supporting frame and has increased flight stability through locally increased drag realized by providing an air-passing ring structure in a plane...
6914345 Power generation  
A power generator comprising: a lifting body for suspension in a moving fluid; a control station; and at least two tethers for tethering the lifting body to the control station. The control...
6905096 Kite with planar aerodynamic surface  
A kite system including a base, a substantially exposed substructure coupled to the base to flex the base, and one or more masts and sails coupled to the base.
6896225 Kite with movable figure  
A flying toy system including a kite portion, and a figure coupled to the kite portion that moves with respect to its coupling with the kite portion.
6866229 Kite with durable light display feature  
An illuminated kite comprises a frame and a sail, a plurality of distributed light elements, an electrical power supply carried by the kite for illuminating the light elements, elongated...
6854690 Aircraft kite  
A kite in the shape of an aircraft having one or more wings. The number of wings can vary due to novel V-shaped connection members employed together with strut rod members cut to predetermined...
6781254 Windmill kite  
A kite having a flying platform including a plurality of mill rotors, at least one tethering line maintaining the platform at a substantially fixed geographical location, at least one dynamo on...

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