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8965598 Automatic flight control for UAV based solid modeling  
Technologies are generally described for controlling a flight path of a UAV based image capture system for solid modeling. Upon determining an initial movement path based on an estimate of a...
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...
8965657 System and method for detecting an on ground condition of an aircraft  
Systems and methods for detecting an on ground condition of an aircraft are disclosed. A weight on wheel system may determine that an aircraft is on the ground. Wheel speed sensors may measure the...
8964959 Electronic device, incoming call answering and rejection method and digital data storage media  
An incoming call answering and rejecting method, an electronic device, and a digital data storage media are provided. The method is applied to an electronic device having a touch screen and has the...
8963741 Methods and systems for dynamic alerting during missions  
A method for alerting a user of a sequence of events that has occurred, based on data contained within messages occurring on one or more communications buses is described. The method includes...
8965600 Method for displaying a flight plan  
A method for displaying a flight plan having at least one waypoint on a flight display of a flight deck of an aircraft having known flight constraints, including receiving a user input for a...
8965659 Speed control for a fixed pitch ram air turbine  
A system of speed control for a ram air turbine of an aircraft includes a power electronics controller, at least one routing device in communication with the power electronics controller, at least...
8965674 Fluid-based orientation control system  
A system includes a fluid reservoir containing a first fluid, a pair of fluidic channels in fluidic connection with the fluid reservoir, a counter-fluid reservoir having a second fluid that is...
8958932 Methods and apparatus to mitigate instrument landing system overflight interference  
Systems and methods to mitigate instrument landing system (ILS) overflight interference are disclosed. An example method performing a first measurement of a position of an aircraft relative to a...
8958930 Dynamic limitation of monoblock flight control surfaces inclinations during stall susceptibility conditions  
Method for dynamically limiting the inclinations of monoblock flight control surfaces (FCS) in an aircraft. Dynamic limitation of the FCS is activated if a stall susceptibility condition is...
8958928 Method and an appliance for remotely controlling a drone, in particular a rotary wing drone  
The appliance includes a touch screen and wireless data transmission implementation for communicating with the drone. Drone piloting commands are activated by fingers contacting and/or moving over...
8957790 System and method for cruise monitoring and alerting  
A monitoring system is disclosed for use with a mobile platform being operated by an operator. The system may make use of a database for containing operational information and procedures relating...
8954206 Unmanned aerial vehicle  
The present disclosure relates to an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) able to harvest energy from updrafts and a method of enhancing operation of an unmanned aerial vehicle. The unmanned aerial...
8954264 Environmental waypoint insertion  
The different advantageous embodiments provide a system comprising an environmental waypoint insertion process and a processor unit. The processor unit is configured to run the environmental...
8952831 Enhancement of cockpit external visibility  
A cockpit display system for a cockpit of an aircraft includes a primary flight display moveably located in the cockpit and viewable from a pilot position and/or a copilot position in the cockpit....
8948960 Systems and methods for arbitrating sensor and actuator signals in a multi-channel control system  
Systems and methods are provided for arbitrating sensor and actuator signals in various devices. One system includes input/output (I/O) circuitry, redundant computation circuits coupled to the I/O...
8948933 Multi core vehicle management system and method  
A flight management system (FMS) including a plurality of FMS components that can include a civil FMS component and a tactical FMS component. Each FMS component can have a processor programmed to...
8948935 Providing a medical support device via an unmanned aerial vehicle  
Embodiments described herein may relate to an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) navigating to a medical situation in order to provide medical support. An illustrative method involves a UAV (a) housing...
8948934 Methods and systems for vehicle broadband connection to a data network  
Methods and systems for communicating data between a vehicle and a ground-based unit are provided. The method includes communicatively coupling the vehicle to the ground-based unit, initiating a...
8948994 Electromechanical braking system for an aircraft  
The invention relates to an aircraft braking system having brakes with electromechanical braking actuators (103) adapted to press selectively against associated stacks of disks in order to generate...
8948932 Unmanned vehicle route management system  
According to one embodiment, a route management system for an unmanned vehicle includes a network node in communication with an unmanned vehicle control system and an unmanned vehicle. The network...
8942865 Methods and systems for aircraft data communications over heterogeneous connectivity  
Methods and systems for communicating data between an aircraft and an off-board network are provided. The method includes pre-loading data for the aircraft onto a secure power unit, communicatively...
8942882 Vehicle health management systems and methods  
Systems and methods for managing the exchange of vehicle information between software modules with different safety importance. In one embodiment, a vehicle health management system includes a...
8941507 Automatic flight-safe indicator and method of use for batteries  
An flight-safe indicator for a battery displays the flight-safety state of a battery to be transported by an aircraft. The indicator can be easily recognized by ground personnel anywhere regardless...
8942923 Method of determining navigation parameters for a carrier and hybridization device  
Method of determining navigation parameters for a carrier by a hybridization device comprising a Kalman filter (3) formulating a hybrid navigation solution on the basis of inertial measurements...
8942915 Method for identifying an airplane in connection with parking of the airplane at a stand  
Method for identifying an airplane in connection to parking of the airplane at a gate or a stand, for possible connection of a passenger bridge (1) or a loading bridge to a door of an airplane,...
8938324 Method and device for measuring the angular velocity of a luminance transition zone and steering aid system for fixation and tracking a target comprising at least one such luminance transition zone  
The present invention relates to a method for measuring a time delay between two output signals measured by two adjacent optical sensors, the time delay resulting from a movement of an object...
8935018 Electric taxi auto-guidance and control system  
An auto-guidance and control method and system are provided for use in conjunction with an aircraft electric taxi system, wherein electric taxi guidance may be performed in a manual mode by a crew...
8935015 Flight control system with alternate control path  
A flight control system and method including a primary flight control path between one or more pilot controls and control surface actuators on an associated aircraft, wherein the primary control...
8935017 Braking control system and method  
A control system and method of the anti-skid computers of an aircraft are provided. The control system comprises two IMA computers, comprising each one an Avionics Computer Control Device, an...
8935016 Method and device for automatically managing the spacing of at least one following aircraft behind at least one target aircraft  
The system (1) comprises means for determining the distance at the current time of the target aircraft (B) with respect to the merge waypoint (P0) along its path (TB), this distance being...
8930046 Derived rate monitor for detection of degradation of fuel control servo valves  
A system for detecting degradation of a servo valve; having a controller, a servo valve, a position sensor, and a rate monitor. The controller receives inputs and transmits command data. The servo...
8928497 Method and device for monitoring avionics systems connected to a shared medium  
A method monitors at least one avionic system connected to a communication medium that includes at least one active communication switch component. The method includes determining a state of the...
8930130 Method for constructing a trajectory of an aircraft by state vector  
A method for constructing a flight trajectory of an aircraft, comprises a step of computing a sequence of state vectors (Ei) representing the trajectory of the aircraft; a state vector (Ei+1) being...
8930088 Method for positioning at least one component, in particular a seat, in or on an aircraft or spacecraft, and aircraft or spacecraft  
The present invention provides methods for positioning at least one component, in particular a seat, in or on an aircraft or spacecraft comprising the following steps: controlling at least one...
8928498 Workload management system and method  
A system and method are provided for facilitating workload management. The system processes first sensor data to estimate the current cognitive state of a first person, and processes second sensor...
8924073 Portable maintenance aid based preload test unit and stray voltage detector  
A Portable Maintenance Aid (PMA) having multiple applications for the electrical testing and data acquisition for various air/ground vehicle platforms is disclosed. The PMA includes an interface...
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...
8924137 Method and apparatus for dynamic air traffic trajectory synchronization  
According to aspects of the embodiments, there is provided an apparatus and method to synchronize trajectories from independent systems such as from a flight management system and the ground Air...
8924045 Device for adjusting and locking a movable control surface  
An apparatus is provided for adjusting and locking a movable control surface, which includes, but is not limited to a rotatably held spindle, an adjustment body, a linear guide, a drive unit, a...
8924044 Remote control methods and systems  
Methods and systems are provided for preventing interference from simultaneous data transmissions in a remote control system. A controlled terminal is typically configured to receive control data...
8918271 Flight planning methods and systems  
An electronic flight planning system is provided, arranged to implement a preferred method for identifying conflicts between flight plans for aircraft. In the preferred method, the system receives,...
8918233 Technique for providing multiple undo and redo operations for flight management systems  
A technique for providing multiple undo and redo operations for flight management systems is disclosed. In one embodiment, in a method of providing multiple undo and redo operations for a flight...
8918235 Varying engine thrust for directional control of an aircraft experiencing engine thrust asymmetry  
Technologies are described herein for providing additional yaw control to a multi-engine aircraft experiencing engine thrust asymmetry. A primary flight control system of the aircraft is configured...
8918234 Landing point indication system  
According to one embodiment, a landing point indication system includes an image provider, a rotorcraft position provider, a pilot image generation system, and a display device. The image provider...
8914227 Method of generating an aircraft flight plan  
A method of generating a flight plan including a number N-1 of segments SGi, i being an integer number between 2 and N. Segment SGilinks an auxiliary departure position to an auxiliary arrival...
8909393 Methods for predicting a speed brake system fault  
Methods of predicting a speed brake fault in an aircraft having a speed brake system including multiple control surfaces, a handle for setting the position of the multiple control surfaces, and at...
8909453 System and method of measuring and monitoring torque in a rotorcraft drive system  
A method of optimizing an operation of a rotorcraft includes measuring actual usage of the tail rotor drive shaft during operation of the rotorcraft, the actual usage including at least a torque...
8905347 Method of resetting the orientation of an aircraft undercarriage having a steerable bottom portion  
The invention provides a steering resetting method for an aircraft undercarriage that includes a leg in which a steerable bottom portion is mounted to slide against a suspension force generated by...
8909392 System and method to automatically preselect an aircraft radio communication frequency  
A system for automatically preselecting an aircraft voice radio communication frequency when operating on or near the airport surface. An extension of this invention can also be used in flight. A...