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4545290 Pressure cylinder  
A fluid pressure cylinder of the rodless type having a reciprocally movable piston, an elongated slot within the cylinder and an improved sealing element for successively sealing the elongated...
4524929 Short take off jump mode for airplane landing gear struts  
A telescoping energy-dissipating oleo landing gear shock strut set which can provide both the main landing gear and forward landing gear function, and which is affixed to an airplane, is...
4523729 Retrieving and/or launching system  
A system for retrieval and/or launching an aircraft capable of hovering flight (for example an aircraft having a thrust vectoring capability or a helicopter) includes gantry means 3, 5 for...
4471923 Unmanned aircraft  
An unmanned aircraft vehicle to be launched from a container is provided with a rocket engine for launching and a propeller drive for cruising; the wings can be folded to the body of the vehicle...
4462560 Airplane take-off system  
This invention provides a system for launching aircraft into free flight regime regardless of runway conditions, wherein a sled of the self-powered air cushion vehicle type is configured in plan...
4452412 Space shuttle with rail system and aft thrust structure securing solid rocket boosters to external tank  
A space shuttle system (11) having an orbiter spacecraft (16) with main rocket engines (43) a large external propellant tank (12), and two solid rocket boosters (13,14). The propellant tank (12)...
4451017 Three stage rocket vehicle with parallel staging  
A three stage rocket vehicle (11) having a large forward propellant tank (12) and a small aft propellant tank (13) axially aligned. Secured to the rear end of the aft propellant tank (13) is an...
4441671 Take-off ramps for aircraft  
An aircraft take-off ramp, for causing an aircraft with a compressible, shock absorbing and damping landing gear to be so urged from a horizontal path that it follows an initially ballistic...
4417706 Flying wing driven by an earthbound machine  
A flying craft which is pushed by a surface vehicle which follows the flying craft is disclosed. The craft includes a winged body which is connected by an elongated push pole to a ground engaging...
4410151 Unmanned craft  
A vehicle or craft is provided for propeller propulsion with start assist by a releasable rocket engine. The craft is launched from a silo of square-shaped cross-section containing the starter...
4401285 Aircraft undercarriage unit  
An aircraft undercarriage unit which includes an upper leg member 1 arranged for attachment to an aircraft body 4, a lower leg member 2 in axially slidable association with the upper leg member 1...
4392411 Launch for carrying and launching flying bodies, in particular for aircraft  
This invention relates to an improvement in a launch for carrying and launching flying bodies, in particular for aircraft, with guide devices in the form of guide rails and guide claws engaging...
4350316 Ramp for aircraft take-off  
A ramp along which an aircraft having an undercarriage comprising two main units in tandem and two stabilizing units disposed one to each side of the main units travels during take-off, has a...
4344592 Launching tower for heavy rockets  
A system for launching heavy rockets from the shaft of a launching tower where a cluster of liquid-propellant motors is mounted to its base and a series of clusters of solid-propellant motors are...
4325317 Aircraft carrier  
An aircraft carrier, the main deck of which is provided with an armored enclosure housing at least one work area for servicing aircraft. Service bays are arranged sequentially in the work area...
4279195 Collapsible launching system  
A fluid pressure actuated launching system for aircraft or other articles having a piston assembly with an exterior portion that engages the aircraft or article to be launched and an interior...
4267991 Portable runway  
A portable "Ski-Jump" runway for use by Hawker Siddeley Harrier Type V/STOL aircraft and other conventional tricycle undercarriage aircraft having suitable performance characteristics. The runway...
4266742 Ram wing aircraft launch platform system  
A launch platform for conventional landing gear aircraft having the launch platform configured as a ram wing structure with wheel latches secured to the platform. The platform is secured to the...
4265416 Orbiter/launch system  
An orbit vehicle launch system including reusable turbojet propelled booster vehicles releasably connected to a reusable rocket powered orbit vehicle. The coupled orbiter-booster combination takes...
4252285 Dynamic seal for slotted cylinder  
An improved dynamic seal for the longitudinal slot in a pressurized cylin of an aircraft catapult system having a shuttle adapted to travel at high speed through the slot. The seal includes a...
4240599 Vehicle launching device  
A pneumatic system for launching aircraft wherein an elongated frame having pressurized interior chamber is volumetrically related and communicatively connected to a longitudinally-slotted...
4238093 Aircraft launcher  
A launching system for lightweight aircraft includes a shuttle adapted to rry the aircraft and slidingly mounted to a launching frame along a track that guides launch direction. A piston rod is...
4173323 Aircraft launching techniques  
An aircraft take-off runway, especially a ship's flight desk, is provided with a terminal ramp that curves upward to launch the aircraft in a semi-ballistic trajectory. The ramp is so configured...
4168815 Kite launching and stabilizing apparatus  
Kite launching apparatus including a control line with a portion thereof which is elastic. A portion of a Velcro holding structure is operatively attached to the kite or the control line. A stake...
4133500 Toy kites  
A toy kite has the general form of a hang glider and has a tow line which is releasable from the kite when in flight by slackening the tension in the tow line. Spars of the kite frame are hinged...
4103849 Catapult restraint/release system  
Apparatus for restraining an aircraft against the combined forces of a cault launching shuttle and aircraft takeoff power during a catapult assisted takeoff until a predetermined combined force...
4101098 Strain actuated hydraulic holdback bar  
A holdback bar for temporarily restraining an aircraft against the combined orces of engine thrust and catapult force prior to a catapult assisted launch of the aircraft which utilizes strain of a...
4101099 Repeatable release holdback bar  
A holdback bar for restraining an aircraft temporarily prior to catapult isted launch which utilizes a ball and piston unloader valve to insure rapid, positive release of a pressurized hydraulic...
4094143 Variable torque hydraulic clutch  
The hydraulic energy absorbing device of U.S. Pat. Re. 28,736 is adapted to serve as a variable torque hydraulic clutch for a flywheel catapult by mobilizing the fixed array of annular vanes...
4079901 Launching apparatus for flying device  
The shuttle for launching an RPV is connected to a launching tube by a motion and high speed-multiplying pulley and cable assembly. The telescopic launching tube assembly is connected between and...
4014246 Rocket-powered apparatus for launching a flying device  
A rocket-powered vehicle is held latched at the starting end of its guide track while a high steam pressure is built up within the rocket casings through probes inserted into the nozzles which...
3989206 Rotating launch device for a remotely piloted aircraft  
A method and apparatus for launching a remotely piloted aircraft is disclosed wherein the aircraft, is revolved about a fixed pivot point until a pretermined speed is reached whereupon the vehicle...
3968947 Launching apparatus for flying device  
A pneumatic launching apparatus for a lightweight aircraft has a battery of three pneumatic tubes mounted upon a hydraulic piston and cylinder assembly. A launching tube is mounted on the central...
3963196 Aircraft/spacecraft ground accelerator  
An accelerator including a framework having an aerodynamic fairing shaped to provide positive pitch and directional stability and including a support and attachment system for holding a fully...
3897030 System for controlling the pitch attitude of a rocket motor boosted aircraft  
A rocket motor thrust vector control system having a linear actuator, responsive to the pitch attitude control system of the aircraft, which operates a pivotable member to rotate the rocket motor...
3672606 TROLLEY FOR RECOVERABLE SPACECRAFT  
A recoverable spacecraft has rocket propulsion engines for vertical flight into space, and has lifting surfaces for horizontal flight after re-entry into the earth's atmosphere. When transporting...
3647164 LAUNCH BAR INSTALLATION  
An aircraft nosewheel landing gear structure incorporating an oleo strut ported launch bar mechanism capable of movement when airborne to a wheel-contacting (braking) position prior to retraction...
3614024 COMBINED WATER SURFACE AND AIR CRAFT  
A motorless aircraft carrying a pilot, and, if desired, one or more passengers, is mounted on a high-speed water surface craft having servocontrolled propulsion and steering mechanism. Each of one...
3602461 POLYURETHANE STABILIZER SLEEVE  
The present invention relates to a novel and improved apparatus for restring an aircraft from a catapult assisted take off until a predetermined required launch force is developed. The improved...
3599905 SERVOCONTROLLED LAUNCHED OR RECOVERY SYSTEM FOR AIRCRAFT  
The disclosure relates to a system for servicing aircraft during launch or recovery operations in which a servocontrol is provided to compare the actual rate of launch or recovery with a...
3589300 MAGNETIC SUSPENSION SYSTEM  
An improved magnetic suspension system suitable for vehicles wherein a propelled magnet is both levitated and guided by repulsion from eddy currents that are induced in a nonferromagnetic and...
3568726 CATAPULT TAPE  
This disclosure pertains to a solid woven tape considerably wider than it is thick so as to permit coiling upon a rotatable reel of the type used in aircraft launching or recovery gear. The tape...
3534929 AIRCRAFT LAUNCHING DEVICE  
3524381 STORE LAUNCHING SYSTEM  
3516626 AIRCRAFT LAUNCHING SYSTEM  
3510091 LAUNCH OR RECOVERY SYSTEM FOR AIRCRAFT  
3504872 SEALING APPARATUS FOR AIRCRAFT CATAPULTS  
D130013 Title is not available  
3474989 PROGRAMMED CONTROL FOR AIRCRAFT LAUNCHING AND ARRESTING GEAR  
3459393 VARIABLE POWER ABSORBING HYDRAULIC APPARATUS  

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