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9037321 Airborne advisory for inadvertent approach to taxiway  
A taxiway approach advisory system. The system may include a computer-readable memory containing runway information and a processor in data communication with the memory. The processor may include...
9013330 Electric taxi system guidance  
A taxi guidance system is provided for an aircraft having a primary thrust engine and an onboard electric taxi system. The taxi guidance system includes or cooperates with a source of aircraft...
8788187 Airport taxiway navigation system  
A method and system for providing taxiway navigational information to a crewmember of an airplane taxiing at an airport. An airport taxiway navigation system (“ATNS”) that executes on an onboard...
8786467 Methods and systems for filtering traffic information for display  
A method and a system for displaying an airport or runway moving map with traffic information on a display screen in the cockpit or flight deck of an aircraft. Symbology representing surface and...
8711007 Perspective runway system  
A method, apparatus, and computer program product for displaying information about runways. A runway for an aircraft is identified when the aircraft is within a selected distance of the runway. A...
8645004 Method for automated docking of a passenger bridge or a goods handling bridge to a door of an aircraft  
Method for automatically docking a passenger bridge (1, 2) to an airplane (5) door (3, 4) at an airport gate, wherein the airplane is brought to and stopped in a predetermined position by contact...
8590087 Lighting and signaling systems for loading docks  
A safety system for a truck loading dock with an elevated platform provides an alarm that warns of a hazard at the loading dock such as a forklift operating inside the truck or a falling hazard...
8548720 System and method for aircraft taxi gate selection based on passenger connecting flight information  
A system and method for aircraft taxi gate selection based on passenger connecting flight information. In one embodiment, a communication link is established between an aircraft computing system...
8527190 Method and system for aiding the taxiing of an aircraft on an airport domain  
A method and system for aiding the taxiing of an aircraft on an airport domain enables automatic planning and execution of taxiing. The system includes a trajectory generating device for...
8466804 Incursion collision avoidance system for vehicle traffic control  
A system to identify junctions of restricted areas to approaching vehicles, including at least one warning signal generator adapted to transmit the warning signal into areas traversed by the...
8447437 Assistant driving system with video recognition  
An assistant driving system with video recognition includes a camera array capturing environment images for the environment around the vehicle, an image recognition unit identifying environment...
8443458 Method and device for detecting the opening of a cover enclosing the device  
An object of the present invention is to provide a mechanism for tamper detection of electronic devices (110) in closed units which is robust and low cost. The object is achieved by a method in an...
8271184 Method and system for monitoring an aircraft taxiing phase  
The invention relates to the field of monitoring and aid to taxiing of an aircraft at an airport. The invention is a method of checking and monitoring the taxi plan and relates to a monitoring...
8199030 Stranded aircraft alerts module  
An alerts module having a memory storing aircraft data, the aircraft data including identities of aircraft that are grounded and a processor comparing the aircraft data to predetermined rules for...
8195535 Aircraft MRO manager  
Electronic aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) tools that improve an organizations ability to manage nearly every phase of an aircraft maintenance visit. MRO management may be...
8140257 Method and device for generating a taxiing trajectory for an aircraft  
Disclosed is a method and device for generating an aircraft ground path for piloting an aircraft along the ground of an airport domain. Geographical coordinates of reference points corresponding...
8136969 Variable lighting system for optimizing night visibility  
A variable lighting system (“VLS”) for optimizing object visibility at night by setting a base level of lighting, adding a variable light to that base level of lighting, and a synchronizing the...
8125352 Guiding and taxiing assistance optoelectronic device for an aircraft having a dedicated symbology  
The invention pertains to optoelectronic devices for aiding the guidance and taxiing of aircraft, comprising a so-called head-up collimator allowing the presentation of information in the pilot's...
8098173 Parking apparatus  
In a parking apparatus for a vehicle, a parking space is measured and a parking trajectory into the parking space is determined by using this apparatus. A driving space for the vehicle is captured...
8094042 Aircraft steering angle warning system  
A steering angle warning system comprising a rotation-measuring unit located on an aircraft, and an alarm unit. The rotation-measuring unit is arranged to output a first signal dependent on the...
8031209 Graphical display system and method  
A method for displaying an operating parameter for a mobile platform. A plurality of different graphs can be digitized to place them in electronic form. Each graph represents a different...
7999699 System for aiding the guidance of an aircraft on an airport  
The general field of the invention is that of systems for aiding the guidance of an aircraft on an airport. The system according to the invention comprises means for determining at least one...
7932838 Aircraft collision avoidance system  
A system for monitoring a volume of space surrounding an aircraft having a plurality of extremity portions includes a plurality of sensors. Each sensor is disposed at a respective corresponding...
7796055 Runway status indication and traffic information display and filtering  
Systems and methods for runway status indication and related traffic information displays and filtering are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method for displaying runway status includes defining...
7772992 Method and device for assisting the ground navigation of an aeroplane in an airport  
The invention relates to a device (1) comprising a set (2) of information sources for determining the active values of a plurality of parameter of an aeroplane, calculating means (3) for...
7755516 Traffic display system, aircraft including the display system and method of displaying off-scale traffic in the display system  
A aircraft traffic display system, aircraft including the display system and a method of displaying aircraft and vehicle traffic in the display system. The system includes an ownship location...
RE41396 Method and system for entering and displaying ground taxi instructions  
A system and method are provided for the efficient entry and display of ground taxi routes on an electronic airport map display. The system may include a touchscreen entry device, a display...
7669270 System and method for wireless communication between an aircraft and a passenger boarding bridge  
A method of aligning one end of a passenger boarding bridge with a doorway of an aircraft includes a step of parking the aircraft within a parking space that is defined adjacent to the passenger...
7663506 Dual mode pilot director light utilizing visible and infrared light emitting diodes (LEDS)  
Pilot Director Lights (PDLs) mounted on the exterior of a refueling tanker aircraft utilize visible light emitting diodes (LEDs) and infrared LEDs as light sources to provide visual information to...
7649476 System and method for identifying an aircraft during approach to a stopping position  
A method for guiding an aircraft toward a stopping position within an aircraft stand of an airport comprises using a visual docking guidance system (VDGS) associated with the aircraft stand for...
7603736 Method for aligning a plurality of passenger boarding bridges  
A system is provided for aligning a first passenger boarding bridge tunnel section with a first doorway of an aircraft and for aligning a second passenger boarding bridge tunnel section with a...
7603737 Passenger boarding bridge alignment system and method therefor  
In a method for aligning an aircraft-engaging end of a passenger boarding bridge with a doorway of an aircraft, a first sensor disposed aboard the aircraft is used for sensing first information...
7573402 Dual laser beam guidance and parking device  
A vehicle guidance and parking system that continuously guides the operator of a vehicle to a pre-determined parking position by using two laser beams impinging on a forward or rearward surface....
7499795 Method and device for assisting in the navigation of an airplane on the ground at an airport  
Method and device for assisting in the navigation of an airplane on the ground at an airport. The device (1) comprises means (14) for transmitting an alarm signal, at least if an airplane position...
7458122 Automated passenger boarding bridge alignment system and method with manual identification of aircraft doorway position  
A system for aligning an aircraft-engaging end of a passenger boarding bridge to a doorway along a lateral surface of an aircraft includes an imager disposed at a location that is remote from the...
7450029 Incursion collision avoidance system for vehicle traffic control  
A system to identify junctions of restricted areas to approaching vehicles, including at least one warning signal generator adapted to transmit the warning signal into areas traversed by the...
7382284 Aircraft surface operations guidance on head up display  
The present invention is a method and system of aircraft surface operations guidance on a head up display. An aircraft surface operations guidance method includes the following steps. At time t1,...
7336805 Docking assistant  
Many day-to-day driving situations require that an operator of a motor vehicle guide the motor vehicle along a specific course and bring the vehicle to a stop at a specific location, for example...
7309048 Vision system and method incorporating graphics symbology for use in a tanker refueling system  
A vision system and method for use on a refueling tanker to assist a boom operator in performing an airborne refueling operation on a receiver aircraft. The system includes a digital camera...
7298291 Graphical symbology apparatus for use in an airborne refueling system  
A vision system and method for use on a refueling tanker to assist a boom operator in performing an airborne refueling operation on a receiver aircraft. The system includes a digital camera...
7222017 Method and system for entering and displaying ground taxi instructions  
A system and method are provided for the efficient entry and display of ground taxi routes on an electronic airport map display. The system may include a touchscreen entry device, a display...
7106183 Rearview camera and sensor system for vehicles  
A rearview system component for a vehicle including a housing for attachment to the vehicle, a camera positioned in the housing to have a first axial direction, a first sensor positioned in the...
7093314 Beacon docking system with visual guidance display  
A system for aligning one end of a passenger loading bridge to an aircraft having a doorway is provided. A transmitter is disposed within a space of a side-wall of an aircraft, the side-wall...
7069613 Method and apparatus for aligning an aircraft with a passenger loading bridge  
Disclosed is a method and system for aligning a door of an aircraft to a passenger loading bridge. A final parking position of the aircraft is defined as being immediately adjacent to a position...
7030354 Automatically controlling apparatus and an automatically controlling system of a boarding bridge, which can improve a reliability due to an automatic operation, and a position matching method of a boarding bridge  
An automatic controlling apparatus of a boarding bridge to match a position of the boarding bridge with an airplane, includes: a light irradiator, an optical sensor, and an actuator. The light...
7002488 Light guidance system for guiding an aircraft service vehicle to a parking position adjacent to an aircraft  
A guidance system guides a driver to drive a service vehicle, such as a baggage loading vehicle, into a prescribed parking position adjacent to an aircraft without colliding with the aircraft. The...
6963293 System and method of preventing aircraft wingtip ground incursion  
An apparatus and method for tracking aircraft wingtip position during taxi operations to prevent wingtip ground incursion. A patterned illumination source is attached proximal the wingtips to...
6935595 Pilot director light utilizing light emitting diode (LED) technology  
Pilot Director Lights (PDLs) mounted on the exterior of a refueling tanker aircraft (10) utilize light emitting diodes (LEDs) (213) as a light source to provide visual information to the pilot of...
6914542 Method and system for parking aircraft at an airport  
A method and system for parking aircraft at an airport terminal having a plurality of passenger loading bridges is disclosed. According to the invention, a parking space is defined at the terminal...
6894625 Service vehicle attachment warning apparatus  
An aircraft ground power unit (GPU) is equipped with a device that warns personnel with a flashing light and a siren when the unsafe condition exists of the GPU being connected to both the tug and...

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