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8892295 Control and monitoring system and method  
A monitoring system and a monitoring method applied to the monitoring system, in which the monitoring system includes detectors detecting a state of a turbojet thrust reverser, a monitoring...
8892274 Method and a device for adapting the man-machine interface of an aircraft depending on the level of the pilot's functional state  
A method of adapting a man-machine interface (20) of an aircraft (50) depending on the functional level of a pilot, the method comprising a plurality of successive steps. Firstly, before starting a...
8888036 Primary flight controls  
Primary flight controls (10) for main and/or tail rotors (4) of helicopters with electro-mechanical interface between any of fly-by-wire and/or fly-by-light controls and hydraulic servo actuators...
8892273 Transfer of aviation information using a machine-readable optical representation  
The present disclosure is directed to a method and system for providing and transferring aviation data. In one embodiment, a machine-readable optical representation of the aviation data may be...
8886459 Systems and methods for small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) tactical tracking and mission data acquisition  
A system and method are provided to support accommodating safe integration of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUASs) into the National Airspace Structure in the United States. A...
8886369 Vertical situation awareness system for aircraft  
A method and apparatus for displaying a predicted path on a vertical profile to operate a vehicle. A path is predicted for the vehicle in response to an event occurring. The path has a turning...
8886372 Flight deck touch-sensitive hardware controls  
Touch or proximity sensors are integrated into control devices such as knobs, dials or wheels incorporated in a user control panel. A control output processor detects whether any of the sensors are...
8886368 Control of UAV  
The present invention discloses a control stick for controlling an UAV formed by a bar with buttons on the bar head and a GUI displaying airplane like icons providing feedback of current steering...
8886370 Simplified flight control system including a declutchable friction device  
The present invention relates to a friction device (11) for maintaining a control member (2, 8) in a determined position. The device comprises a contact part (16) movable between a declutched...
8886366 Device and method to estimate the state of a moving vehicle  
Device and method to estimate the state of a moving vehicle overflying a certain terrain. The device comprises a camera oriented toward the terrain, an inertial measurement unit, a device for the...
8880242 Structural health management with active control using integrated elasticity measurement  
A system and method for actively controlling a structure is disclosed. At least one non-optimal event is identified in real-time based on at least one real-time elasticity measurement, if an event...
8880315 Method of managing the braking of an aircraft to limit its pitch  
A method of managing the braking of an aircraft 1 having at least one controllable brake 9 for braking the aircraft 1 when the aircraft 1 is on the ground and as a function of a braking setpoint C....
8880326 Methods and systems for determining a cyclical fleet plan satisfying a recurring set of coverage requirements  
Methods and systems for determining a cyclical pattern of trajectories for a fleet of vehicles are provided. In one example, a method comprises receiving a sequence of coverage requirements for a...
8880241 Vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) small unmanned aerial system for monitoring oil and gas pipelines  
Extended-range monitoring and surveillance of facilities and infrastructure—such as oil, water, and gas pipelines and power lines—employs autonomous vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) cap...
8880246 Method and apparatus for determining spacecraft maneuvers  
Methods and apparatus are presented for spacecraft operation in which a control problem is formulated using a control law or steering law as a path constraint or as a dynamic constraint, and the...
8880243 System, device, and method for presenting flight information of one or more aircraft on a display unit  
A present novel and non-trivial system, device, and method for presenting flight information of a plurality of aircraft on a display unit. An image generator (“IG”) is programmed to receive a fir...
8878698 Lightning strike detection  
An aircraft includes a composite structure and a plurality of small lightweight pollable communication devices for providing lightning strike detection coverage of a region of the structure. Each...
8878700 Aircraft monitoring system  
A method and apparatus for monitoring an aircraft. A pilot control input signal is received. A response of a control surface system controlled by a flight control model is identified using the...
8880325 Method and device for ensuring the accuracy and the integrity of an aircraft position on the ground  
An assist device for ensuring the accuracy and integrity of position information of an aircraft on the ground includes a processing unit for determining in the airport (AE) a zone (ZP) of...
8880244 Method for evaluating the structural compatibility of an aircraft for use on rough runways  
A method for evaluating the structural compatibility of an aircraft for use on a runway having a profile with one or more roughnesses in the form of bumps and/or dips using a computer-based system,...
8880339 Schematic display for vertical navigation  
A schematic display for presenting vertical navigation (VNAV) data is disclosed. A planned route such as a flight plan is divided into a series of VNAV legs, and only a VNAV schematic that...
8880245 Method and device for aiding the management of the flight of an aircraft  
The device comprises servocontrol means which automatically control, in a combined manner, an automatic thrust system of the aircraft and airbrakes of the aircraft, as a supplement to usual means...
8874288 Adding weather icon to electronic flight strips  
A method is provided, for displaying dynamically updated weather information for a vehicle using a computer system comprising a processor and a memory. A table is stored in the memory, the table...
8872081 Methods for adjusting a relative navigation system  
A relative navigation system projects a grid into space from a grid generator and an object, such as an unmanned aerial vehicle, may use the projected grid to aid in the landing of the object....
8874285 Steering angle control system for aircraft  
An aircraft steering angle control system is provided that minimizes the amount of skidding of an airframe that is turning on a low-μ taxiway surface, such as an icy taxiway surface, and allows ...
8874284 Methods for remote display of an enhanced image  
A method is provided for providing remote display of an enhanced image. The method receives data from the image source, creates an enhanced image with the received data, and transmits the enhanced...
8874286 Yaw damping system and method for aircraft  
An alternative system for damping the dutch roll mode in an aircraft is provided using roll control surfaces. Classical yaw dampers for the dutch roll mode utilize the yaw control surfaces such as...
8874357 Determination of the center of gravity  
A device for determining the actual center of gravity of a vehicle, having a control command input interface, a movement modeling unit, a sensor interface, and a computation unit. The control...
8868261 Monitoring device for an actuation system of an aircraft, actuation system and method for reconfiguring the actuation system  
A monitoring device is disclosed for an actuation system of an aircraft for monitoring a guiding device of a regulating flap with a load sensor. An actuation system with the monitoring device and a...
8868263 Spacecraft momentum management using solar array  
Stored momentum on a spacecraft is managed by determining a target profile of stored momentum as a function of time for the spacecraft; measuring a difference between a momentum value actually...
8868256 Relative navigation for aerial refueling of an unmanned aerial vehicle  
A method and system for navigating an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for aerial refueling is described. A system processor in the UAV receives navigation data from a tanker aircraft and calculates a...
8868259 On-demand flight data service  
A flight data service subscription system allows personnel to subscribe to flight data services using an electronic devices such as a multifunctional display (MFD) onboard an aircraft. The MFD is...
8868258 Methods and apparatuses for autonomous flight termination  
A flight safety assembly onboard an aerial vehicle includes a first sensor configured to sense first information related to flight of the aerial vehicle and a second sensor configured to sense...
8868260 Consolidated vehicle propulsion control using integrated modular avionics  
A vehicle is provided. The vehicle may include, but is not limited to, a virtual backplane, a vehicle management computer communicatively coupled to the first virtual backplane and having a first...
8868262 Method for optimizing the overall energy efficiency of an aircraft, and main power package for implementing same  
A method and system limiting specific consumption of an aircraft by matching sizing of a power supply to actual power needs of a cabin pressure control system. The method optimizes overall...
8868257 Device and a method for constructing a flight path in order to reach a destination  
A device (10) for defining a flight path (2) enabling an aircraft (1) to reach a destination (B), said device (10) including a digital terrain model (21) and a display screen (30), and being...
8862361 Turbine engine training manual mode fuel flow control system and method  
A method of controlling a gas turbine engine in a vehicle having an automatic system configured to control fuel flow includes determining whether a vehicle operator is requesting to manually...
8862287 Four dimensional trajectory based operation flight plans  
The different advantageous embodiments provide a system comprising a computer, first program code stored on the computer, and second program code stored on the computer. The computer is configured...
8862286 Integrating avionics functions  
Systems, methods and computer program products for integrating one or more avionics functions are provided herein. In an embodiment avionics functions (e.g., ADS-B functions) are integrated by (1)...
8862288 Vehicle base station  
A vehicle base station comprises a platform on which a vehicle may be positioned, a first battery bay located on a first side of the platform, a battery replacement assembly to remove a battery...
8862071 Radiocommunication system for aircraft  
Radiocommunication system for aircraft. The radiocommunication system (S1) comprises a single box and, integrated into this single box, at least one single main interface module (7), which is...
8862381 Air navigation obstacle reporting and notification system  
An air navigation obstacle reporting and notification system for providing a centralized obstruction notification system to aircraft pilots regarding unreported and/or unmarked obstructions. The...
8855836 Methods and systems for implementing software-selectable multipurpose aircraft pins  
An avionics system configurable through software to support more than one pin-out design. An exemplary system includes configuration pins that receive one or more signals from an external source,...
8855838 Automatic takeoff method for an aircraft with a flexible airfoil, and airfoil and aircraft  
The invention relates to an automatic takeoff method for an aircraft with a flexible airfoil, comprising a carriage suspended by rigging lines from an airfoil. According to said method: —said c...
8849476 Method of creating and updating an ATC flight plan in real time to take account of flight directives and implementation device  
The present invention relates to a method of updating an ATC flight plan of an aircraft in real time to take account of the flight directives. A reference flight plan is designated. In tandem with...
8849478 Aircraft piloting assistance method and corresponding device  
An aircraft piloting assistance method and system including determining at least one flyable slope with which the aircraft is assumed to be able to fly, based on a value of at least one flight...
8849475 Systems and method for managing sensors in a vehicle  
A system and method for sensor management is provided. The system includes a plurality of sensors, and a sensor controller node communicatively coupled to the plurality of sensors, said sensor...
8843249 Method and device for the passivation of guidance orders of an aircraft  
A device for verifying guidance orders includes a passivation device for implementing comparisons between guidance orders from at least three different equipments in order to generate a passivated...
8843254 Systems and methods for dragging brake detection  
Systems and methods are disclosed for detection of dragging brakes for use in, for example, an aircraft. A method is provided comprising calculating, by a brake controller, a slip ratio based upon...
8843248 Vehicle boundary management  
System and methods for managing boundaries of a vehicle being guided toward a target are provided. In some aspects, a system includes a first gate module configured to receive primary positional...