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8700234 System and method for communicating intent of aircraft  
A method of an aircraft communicating a current position status, a current movement status, a current intent, and/or an intended future path, position, or intent of the aircraft may include the...
8698669 System and method for aircraft altitude measurement using radar and known runway position  
Another embodiment of the disclosure relates to an altitude system for an aircraft. The aircraft radar system includes a processor configured to determine an altitude of the aircraft using runway...
8700233 Method for shaping wing velocity profiles for control of flapping wing micro air vehicles  
A method of controlling wing position and velocity for a flapping wing air vehicle provides six-degrees-of-freedom movement for the aircraft through a split-cycle constant-period frequency...
8700249 Method and system for fuel route planning  
A method for fuel route planning is implemented on a system including: a dispatch computer for interfacing with a fuel route plan user; and a central server computer in communication with the...
8700231 Device at an airborne vehicle and a method for collision avoidance  
A device at an airborne vehicle including a flight control system configured to control the behavior of the airborne vehicle based on acceleration commands, a first control unit configured to...
8700235 Estimation of a criterion of load to which a structural component of an aircraft is subjected, and assistance for the detection of a so-called “hard” landing by virtue of such a criterion  
A method for estimating a loading criterion relating to the load experienced by a structural component of an aircraft, and assistance with detecting a so-called “hard” landing. The method inc...
8700363 ETOPS IFSD risk calculator  
A system and method for analyzing a risk of extended operations (ETOPS) dual independent engine in-flight shutdown (IFSD) using an ETOPS IFSD risk calculation means is disclosed. A two-engine...
8700232 Method and device for centralized management of tasks to be carried out by a crew of an aircraft during flight  
The present invention relates to a method and a device for centralized management of tasks to be carried out by a crew in the course of an aircraft flight. The method uses onboard navigation aid...
8700317 Aeronautical holding pattern calculation for solving high wind and protected airspace issues  
A method of calculating Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published or FAA Air Traffic Control assigned aeronautical holding patterns, comprising the steps of: defining navigational way points...
8694181 Cabin pressure control system with multiple outflow valves and method of calibrating the outflow valve position feedback during flight  
A method of calibrating an outflow valve on an aircraft may include determining if the aircraft has reached a predetermined cruise condition. The outflow valve may be moved until a closed position...
8694184 Methods, systems, and apparatus for layered and multi-indexed flight management interface  
Methods, systems, and apparatus for tab-pane-based flight plan management interface are disclosed. The tab-pane-based flight management interface system (FMIS) is optimally Layered and...
8694180 Method and system for an optimized utilization of energy resources of an electrical system  
A method for optimized utilization of available energy resources/sources (3) of an electrical system such as for a vehicle generator system. The steps include: determining performance parameters...
8690101 Triplex cockpit control data acquisition electronics  
A system and method are provided for controlling aircraft flight control surfaces. The system may include at least three pilot sensor channels, each pilot sensor channel including a set of pilot...
8694196 Methods and systems for centrally managed maintenance program for aircraft fleets  
Methods and systems for managing maintenance of a fleet of aircraft are provided. The method includes collecting data from at least one aircraft in each of the fleets related to the operation of...
8694194 Vehicular navigation control interface  
Systems and methods for providing a vehicular navigation control are disclosed herein. Some embodiments include a navigation system and a vehicle with a vehicle control module (VCM), a navigation...
8686325 Remotely guided gun-fired and mortar rounds  
A method for guiding a gun-fired or mortared round towards an intended target. The method including: capturing image data from an image pick-up device during a descent of the round; transmitting...
8688341 Method for managing a braking system for an aircraft fitted with electromechanical brakes  
A braking system for an aircraft with electric brakes comprising plural electromechanical actuators (2). The system comprises a braking control unit (20) delivering a normal braking setpoint (21)...
8686326 Optical-flow techniques for improved terminal homing and control  
In certain aspects, this invention is a “control system” that detects and minimizes (or otherwise optimizes) an angle between vehicle centerline (or other reference axis) and vehicle velocity vec...
8686879 Graphical display for munition release envelope  
A method and module for displaying a munition release envelope.
8688295 Response mode for control system of piloted craft  
Frequency multiplexed command signaling that permits a single pilot command interface (e.g. control stick) to serve as a multiple response mode interface for piloting a craft conforms with natural...
8682507 Method and system for determining flight parameters of an aircraft  
Disclosed are a method and system for improving real-time determination of flight parameters of an aircraft during flight. A selection module selects and delivers measured values of input...
8682505 Flight control laws for constant vector flat turns  
An aircraft and method to control flat yawing turns of the aircraft while maintaining a constant vector heading across a ground surface. The aircraft includes a control system in data communication...
8682504 System and method for developing dynamic positional database for air vehicles and terrain features  
A system for creating a digital representation of a status of one or more air vehicles and of sensed external objects includes one or more air vehicles, one or more sensors coupled to each of the...
8681040 System and method for aiding pilots in resolving flight ID confusion  
The present invention is a method for aiding pilots in resolving flight identifier (flight ID) confusion. The method includes receiving a first flight ID in a processing system. The method further...
8676405 External load inverse plant  
A method of controlling the flight of a rotorcraft in a feed-forward/feedback architecture includes utilizing an aircraft plant model to control the rotorcraft performance; determining when an...
8674852 Method and system for displaying symbologies on an aircraft  
The display system (1) comprises means (5, 11A, 14) to take into account a recorded symbology, in the event of a malfunction in the emission of a symbology, to perform a display of symbology.
8676403 Four-dimensional guidance of an aircraft  
The present invention relates to methods of controlling the flight path of an aircraft to follow as closely as possible a predetermined four-dimensional flight path, such as when flying continuous...
8676407 Energy-angular momentum diagnostic method for launch vehicle performance  
Novel diagnostic methods for performance of a launch vehicle are disclosed. A method may include computing energy for a pre-flight trajectory of a vehicle using angular momentum of the vehicle, and...
8676404 Centralized navigation information management method and system  
In a centralized navigation information management system installed on board an aircraft which is in a current position at a current time, the aircraft having a warning management system and a...
8676406 Unmanned aerial vehicle control using a gamepad  
In accordance with particular embodiments, a system includes a path creation module configured to create future flight paths for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Each future flight path comprises...
8670881 Flight management system for generating variable thrust cutback during aircraft departure  
A flight management system is provided for generating a variable thrust cutback during aircraft departure. The flight management system includes memory storing a sound exposure level limit for a...
8670921 Onboard assistance device for aiding the following of an airport route by an aircraft  
A device for aiding the following of an airport route by an aircraft includes: an onboard system of optical sensors; means providing the current position of the aircraft; a database having...
8666715 Method and system for a quick calculation of aerodynamic forces on an aircraft in transonic conditions  
A computer-aided method suitable for assisting in the design of an aircraft by providing relevant dimensioning values corresponding to an aircraft component in transonic conditions inside a...
8666598 Method of controlling the yawing movement of an aircraft running along the ground  
A method of controlling a yawing movement of an aircraft running along the ground, the aircraft comprising at least one first landing gear with a steerable bottom part bearing wheels. The method...
8666568 Method and a device for performing a health check of a turbine engine of an aircraft having at least one such engine  
A method of performing a health check of at least one turbine engine (3). During a development step (STP0), the installation losses (1) are quantified for a plurality of test values for a reduced...
8666566 Aircraft control system containing an aeronautical data base  
The invention relates to an aircraft control system containing several aircraft control computers (14, 16, 18, 20) for said aircraft, said system having at least one server (10) which: contains at...
8666569 Methods and systems for health monitoring for aircraft  
A method for health monitoring for an aircraft includes the steps of obtaining vibration data for the aircraft, obtaining navigation data for the aircraft, and determining a measure of health of...
8666567 Systems and methods for controlling the speed of an aircraft  
A system is provided for controlling the speed of an aircraft with a speed brake during flight. The system includes a guidance system configured to determine a target speed for the aircraft; a...
8662442 Active prop rotor stability system  
A system and method for adjusting a rotor blade upon detection of a harmful force exerted on an aircraft wing includes a sensor attached to the wing and a subsystem operably associated with the...
8660714 Aircraft systems and methods for providing exhaust warnings  
Aircraft system and method are provided for a first aircraft in an airport environment, the airport environment including a second aircraft. The system includes a sensor on the first aircraft...
8660715 Method and device for automatically monitoring air operations requiring navigation and guidance performance  
A monitoring device includes one or more devices for implementing monitoring, in order to check whether two flight management systems are able to operate in dual mode during operations requiring...
8660711 Method and system for deactivating a steering system of an aircraft'S front landing gear  
A method for deactivating a steering system of a front landing gear of an aircraft, including detecting an activated status of the steering system, detecting a pilot control unit in neutral...
8660716 Comparative vertical situation displays  
Methods, systems, and computer-readable media are described herein for providing comparative vertical situation displays of multiple flight routes. According to embodiments presented herein,...
8660713 Methods and systems for an improved in-trail procedures display  
Systems and methods for improving situational awareness on an in-trail procedures display. The present invention provides a display with visual identification and indication for aircraft that do...
8660712 Reconfigurable aircraft  
A reconfigurable aircraft having a fuselage and a series of wing segments that form a wing, and an extra wing segment that is interchangeable with a wing segment that is part of the wing. The wing...
8660783 Systems and methods for detecting ownship deviation from assigned taxiway clearance  
Systems and methods for identifying ownship deviation from assigned taxi-clearance in the area of taxiway intersection. An exemplary system provides alerts in the event of a significant deviation...
8655510 Method of regulating the propulsive speed of a hybrid helicopter  
A method of regulating the propulsion speed of a hybrid helicopter. In application of a correction process for protecting the hybrid helicopter, piloting orders generated by a manual control member...
8655508 Aircraft environmental threat detection and mitigation  
A method of aircraft engine thermal threat mitigation includes detecting an airflow thermal profile at a location on the aircraft forward of an aircraft engine inlet and transmitting the thermal...
8655507 Method and system for dynamically managing a flight procedure of an aircraft flight plan  
A method of managing a flight procedure of an aircraft flight plan, which has at least one segment, includes a step in which an additional attribute of the segment representative of a compulsory or...
8655511 Method and system for determining the attitude of an aircraft by multi-axis accelerometric measurements  
An inertial system measures the attitude of an aircraft consisting at least in determining the angle of pitch and/or the angle of heading and/or the angle of roll of the aircraft, each of the said...