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9019143 Spectrometric synthetic aperture radar  
This invention relates to improved ultra-wideband synthetic aperture radar and inverse synthetic aperture radar, capable of simultaneously and independently imaging a plurality of spectral and...
9019161 Tri-fin TCAS antenna  
A low drag TCAS antenna includes a plurality of broadband antenna elements in a housing having at least three fins. L band radios in the aircraft may utilize the broadband antenna elements,...
8994592 Additive manufacturing apparatus and method  
An apparatus (10) for forming a three dimensional object (30) by layer-wise addition of a build material has a build-support (100) for supporting the object (30) during forming and a removable...
8988294 Antenna with integrated condensation control system  
In an example embodiment, an airborne radio frequency (RF) antenna device can comprise: a radiating portion; a waveguide portion connected to the radiating portion; a desiccant airflow channel;...
8982011 Conformal antennas for mitigation of structural blockage  
A method of and apparatus for mitigating adverse transmission and/or reception effects that an obstruction would otherwise have upon a RF signal to be transmitted or received, the RF signal being...
8965680 Systems and methods for providing improved TCAS bearing measurement  
Systems and methods for improving bearing accuracy in a Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) environment. An interrogation signal is transmitted from an array of antenna elements. A response...
8965277 Aircraft and conductive bodies  
An aircraft, or other conductive body, (10) comprises transmission means for transmitting information to at least one other aircraft, said transmission means comprising: means (13) for generating...
8957831 Artificial magnetic conductors  
In one embodiment an artificial magnetic conductor assembly to reflect an electromagnetic signal with a phase shift that measures between −90 degrees and +90 degrees at a target frequency...
8957816 Communication device, an aircraft rotor, and an aircraft  
A communication device (20) for communication between a movable piece of equipment (101) of a rotary rotor (5) and a stationary piece of equipment (102). Said communication device (20) is fitted...
8933860 Active cooling of high speed seeker missile domes and radomes  
A thermal management system and method for active cooling of high speed seeker missile domes or radomes comprising bonding to an IR dome or RF radome a heat pipe system having effective thermal...
8928543 Gyrotropic metamaterial structure  
A gyrotropic metamaterial structure that include a plurality of chiral metamaterials forming one or more pairs of dipole structures. A plurality of lumped circuits are positioned between the one...
8922436 Plasma aviation antenna  
An aircraft communications system may include a RF-transparent enclosure, a plasma antenna element and a controller. The RF-transparent enclosure may be disposed substantially conformal with a...
8912975 Reworking array structures  
A method and apparatus for reworking an antenna aperture. A plurality of antenna cells comprise walls and antenna elements on the walls. Replacement antenna cells are placed adjacent to the...
8907851 Handheld device and planar antenna thereof  
A handheld device and a planar antenna thereof are provided. The planar antenna comprises a radiator having a feeding point, a first short point and a second short point. The feeding point is...
8902112 Aircraft antenna, and an aircraft  
The present invention relates to an antenna (7) for an aircraft (1), the antenna being fitted with a coaxial cable provided with a coaxial connector (25) comprising a core (26) and shielding (27),...
8897717 Dual-feed antenna array with integral comparison circuit for phase and amplitude calibration  
A two-element array antenna system includes a first antenna element and a second antenna element. A transmitting, receiving, and processing (TRP) system is coupled to the first and second antenna...
8844866 Assemblies for external attachment of airborne sensor pods to an aircraft fuselage  
Sensor pod attachment assemblies are provided for attaching a sensor pod containing airborne sensor equipment to an aircraft fuselage. The sensor pod assemblies may include fore and aft pairs of...
8836589 Flush-mounted low-profile resonant hole antenna  
The invention relates to a flush-mounted aircraft, UAV or missile antenna system, which is an integral part of the fuselage (3) of an aircraft, UAV or missile. The antenna system comprises a...
8816916 Radome and device for attaching said radome to an aircraft  
The invention relates to a radome (1) for an aircraft, and more specifically to a device for connecting said radome to the structure of said aircraft. The radome that is the subject of the...
8810466 Method and apparatus for a high-performance compact volumetric antenna  
A wide-bandwidth antenna (e.g., a rib-dipole antenna) includes a first pole formed by a first conductive member and/or a second pole formed by a second conductive member. The antenna also includes...
8791868 Conformal high frequency antenna  
An integrated driveshaft cover antenna includes a driveshaft cover including a conductive layer and having a generally curved cross-section. The driveshaft cover is hingeably secured and...
8786492 Method for directional digital data transmission between an aircraft and a ground station  
The invention relates to a method for digital and directional data transmission between aircraft and ground stations. In this arrangement data is exchanged digitally and directly, in other words...
8774795 Reconfigurable satcom avionics radio  
In one embodiment, a main radio unit for an avionic communication system is provided. The main radio unit includes a software defined radio (SDR) configured to simultaneously provide at least one...
8773319 Conformal lens-reflector antenna system  
A conformal lens-reflector antenna system in which a radio frequency (RF) reflector is disposed in a depression in a raised portion of a dielectrical RF lens. The RF reflector can be shaped to...
8760354 Communication system with broadband antenna  
A communication system including an antenna array with feed network coupled to communication electronics. In one example, a communication subsystem comprises a plurality of antennas each adapted...
8730113 Transmitting power and data  
Apparatus, systems and methods to transmit power and data are provided. A particular apparatus includes a transmission component. The transmission component includes at least one first frequency...
8731468 Devices for point-to-point wireless high-output data transmission between a parked vehicle and a fixed infrastructure  
A wireless high-rate communication device for a vehicle, adapted for data exchange between at least one computer system of the vehicle and at least one computer system of a structure separate from...
8704724 Method and arrangement for a low radar cross section antenna  
A low-radar cross section antenna structure for an active electrically scanned antenna including an active electrically scanned antenna enclosure and at least two antenna elements. The antenna...
8688108 Antenna apparatus and antenna selection method  
The invention relates to a mobile telecommunication device (100) for establishing a telecommunication connection in the radio frequency range with a base station (102; 104; 1100), the mobile...
8682510 Method for enabling landing on an offset runway  
A method for determining the distance of an aircraft from an offset runway during a landing by offset approach, the offset runway being situated at a distance D from a main runway equipped with at...
8680450 Antennas  
A reflector 38 includes a mirrored surface 48 and a frequency selective surface 46. The frequency selective surface 46 is arranged to reflect radiation of a first frequency band 52 and allow...
8681068 Highly agile wideband cavity impedance matching  
A technique for suppressing backwaves employs a photonic approach. In one aspect, the technique includes an apparatus, including: a radiating element; and a microwave-photonic device for...
8654017 Antenna tile device and cold plate  
A method, system, and device relating to a broad-band fragmented aperture tile and antenna system are disclosed. In one exemplary embodiment, an aperture tile comprises a plurality of unit cells....
8643554 Ultra wide band antenna element  
Antenna unit cells suitable for use in antenna arrays are disclosed, as are antenna array and mounting platform such as an aircraft comprising antenna unit cells. In one embodiment, an antenna...
8633865 Radome, antenna device and radar apparatus  
This disclosure provides a radome to be installed on an emission face side of an antenna, which includes an outer wall having a side cross-section formed in a substantially semi-circular shape to...
8604985 Dual polarization antenna with high port isolation  
The present invention is directed to an antenna system which may serve as a common antenna for multiple avionics systems implemented on-board an aircraft. The antenna system provides horizontal...
8559191 Multi-purpose mounting devices for mounting electrical packages to airborne objects  
Embodiments of a multi-purpose mounting device for mounting an electrical device to a structure coupled to an airborne object are provided. In one embodiment, the multi-purpose mounting device...
8552922 Helix-spiral combination antenna  
Compound antennas are disclosed, as are aircraft comprising compound antennas and methods to use compound antennas. In one embodiment, a compound antenna comprises a ground plane, a helix antenna...
8547285 Unit comprised of a glidepath aerial and a support member  
A unit includes a glidepath aerial and a support organ designed to be mounted on the front landing gear of an aircraft, with the landing gear forming an electrically conductive ground plane. The...
8537059 Cooling system for panel array antenna  
The present invention relates to panel array antennas, and more particularly to a cooling system for an antenna such as a jet stream conformal panel array antenna. In one embodiment, a panel array...
8525745 Fast, digital frequency tuning, winglet dipole antenna system  
Antenna system embodiments are illustrated that include a planar, top-loaded dipole antenna and a planar elliptical dipole antenna arranged substantially coplanar and within the top-loaded dipole...
8514136 Conformal high frequency antenna  
Antennas, integrated driveshaft covers, and methods are disclosed. A particular antenna includes a dielectric layer. The dielectric layer has a first curved surface and a second curved surface...
8500066 Method and apparatus for wireless aircraft communications and power system using fuselage stringers  
A method and apparatus for transmitting wireless signals. An apparatus comprises a stringer having a channel and a waveguide located within the channel. The waveguide is capable of carrying a...
8462058 Aircraft antenna  
A wireless communication device for an aircraft that includes at least one antenna, for example a wide-band antenna, and a transparent multilayered substrate, for example a side glazing, a front...
8456159 Stabilization system for sensors on moving platforms  
A stabilized field sensor apparatus collects field data, in particular magnetic field data, with reduced motion noise. The apparatus includes a tear drop shaped housing, a tow frame in the...
8427380 Dual function composite system and method of making same  
A dual function composite system includes a first electronic subsystem, a second electronic subsystem, and a composite member between the first and second electronic subsystems. The composite...
8421692 Transmitting power and data  
Apparatus, systems and methods to transmit power and data are provided. A particular apparatus to transmit power and data includes a transmission medium. The transmission medium includes at least...
8405561 Arbitrarily-shaped multifunctional structures and method of making  
Multifunctional structures and methods of manufacturing multifunctional structures which function as both electronic devices and load-bearing elements are disclosed. The load-bearing elements are...
8378904 Antenna for high temperature thermal protection system  
An antenna is provided for use with a vehicle that includes a body that is encased by a thermal protection system (TPS). An opening extends through the TPS and the vehicle body, and an antenna...
8378903 Antenna apparatus and methods of use therefor  
Antenna apparatus and methods of using the same that employ a broadband, planar, single feed ultra high frequency satellite communication (UHF SATCOM) antenna device which may be mounted on...