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US20150210386 Kite Ground Station and System Using Same  
A kite system with a ground station adapted for airborne power generation. The kite system may include a kite which includes one or more airfoils which have mounted thereon a plurality of turbine...
US20140231585 LAUNCH AND RECOVERY SYSTEM FOR UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES  
A method of launching and retrieving a UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) (10). The preferred method of launch involves carrying the UAV (10) up to altitude using a parasail (8) similar to that used to...
US20150158586 Systems and Apparatus for Tether Termination Mount for Tethered Aerial Vehicles  
Wind energy systems, such as an Airborne Wind Turbine (“AWT”), may be used to facilitate conversion of kinetic energy to electrical energy. An AWT may include an aerial vehicle that flies in a...
US20120032025 UAV RECOVERY SYSTEM  
An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) recovery system comprises a base and a pneumatic capture net, including a set of upwardly extending, flexible, inflatable tubes, supported by a capture net support...
US20140077028 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RETRIEVING A HOVERING AIRCRAFT  
For retrieval of a hovering aircraft, a cable bar, or similar fixture is suspended in an approximately horizontal orientation across the retrieval area between two well-separatod supports. The...
US20150232200 Spar Buoy Platform  
An offshore airborne wind turbine system including an aerial vehicle, an electrically conductive tether having a first end secured to the aerial vehicle and a second end secured to a platform, a...
US20140061378 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RETRIEVING A HOVERING AIRCRAFT  
For retrieval of a hovering aircraft, a cable, bar, or similar fixture is suspended in an approximately horizontal orientation across the retrieval area between two well-separated supports. The...
US20110133024 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RETRIEVING A HOVERING AIRCRAFT  
For retrieval of a hovering aircraft, a cable, bar, or similar fixture is suspended in an approximately horizontal orientation across the retrieval area between two well-separated supports. The...
US20150129716 Point Take-Off and Landing of Unmanned Flying Objects  
Point take-off and landing systems for an unmanned flying object. In one embodiment, the flying object is guided along a flight trajectory and approaches a landing body such that a latching...
US20150001340 METHOD FOR RECOVERING A UAV  
An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) recovery system comprises a base and a pneumatic capture net, including a set of upwardly extending, flexible, inflatable tubes, supported by a capture net support...
US20100038479 EMERGRNCY LANDING APPARATUS  
The present invention discloses an apparatus for emergency landing comprising: an extraction vehicle (10), a first adjustable tower and a second adjustable tower (11), a first gearbox (4) wherein...
US20110303789 MOBILE AIRCRAFT RECOVERY SYSTEM  
An apparatus for the recovery of an aircraft includes a capture device and first and second pole pairs. The first pole pair includes first top and bottom poles respectively placed near first top...
US20130082137 RAIL RECOVERY SYSTEM FOR AIRCRAFT  
The present invention's side-arm recovery system enables large Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UASs) to operate from small vessels or from ground sites with a minimal footprint. The side-arm recovery...
US20100102166 MISSILE INTERCEPTOR WITH NET BODY  
The invention describes and claims an apparatus and method of missile interception. The missile interceptor comprises a net body with a plurality of sections and at least one missile trajectory...
US20080203225 Multiple support disc loader  
The present invention is a portable engine powered horizontal action aircraft landing barrier arresting cable disc loading apparatus which includes an engine powered hydraulic pump; manual...
US20060278758 Secondary arresting line release mechanism  
A vehicle motion arresting mechanism for arresting the motion of a vehicle is provided. The mechanism includes a pendant for engaging an engagement member of the vehicle; a first tension limiting...
US20080156931 CABLE SUPPORT FOR AERONAUTIC CONSTRUCTION  
Support for cables intended in particular for aeronautic construction This support is provided with a metal profiled structure (2) having at least one housing (10) intended to receive cables (4)...
US20100019085 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR RECOVERING UNMANNED AIRBORNE VEHICLES  
The invention relates to a device for recovering unmanned airborne vehicles comprising support means connected to the ground and retention means connected to the support means, it being possible...
US20120187243 Unmanned aerial vehicle(UAV) recovery system  
A UAV recovery system including a recovery cart; a guide mechanism for defining the path of the cart; a base station for capturing a UAV tailhook; a momentum transfer system driven by the inertia...
US20100243799 INTERCEPT SYSTEM FOR FALLING BOMBS  
An intercept system for destroying a falling bomb includes a packable structure including a compressed expandable net of break resistant cords, a radio altimeter and a deployment mechanism for...
US20080156932 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RETRIEVING A HOVERING AIRCRAFT  
For retrieval of a hovering aircraft, a cable, bar, or similar fixture is suspended in an approximately horizontal orientation across the retrieval area between two well-separated supports. The...
US20170138346 SYSTEM FOR STARTING AND LANDING A FLIGHT-CAPABLE WING CONSTRUCTION  
A wind-driveable wing construction (30) which comprises a tether line (40), which is designed to connect the wing construction to a ground station (10) during operation, and one end of the tether...
US20170129624 AIRCRAFT RETRIEVAL DEVICE  
A method for retrieving an unmanned aircraft is provided. The retrieval device may include a frame that supports a flexible material. The flexible material may form a receptacle portion shaped to...
US20170113816 Method and Apparatus for an Airborne Drone Training Track  
An airborne drone training track includes both a ground track and a ceiling track. The ceiling track can be disposed above and be at least essentially aligned with the ground track. Airborne drone...
US20170036777 TETHER SYSTEM FOR AERIAL VEHICLE  
According to some embodiments, there is provided a tether system for coupling an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to an anchor location, the tether system comprising a tether line configured to...
US20170021944 Aerial System and Vehicle for Continuous Operation  
An aerial vehicle landing station comprising a first post and a second post, wherein the second post is spaced apart from the first post and a cable to capture an aerial vehicle, wherein the cable...
US20170021943 Capturing Hook for Aerial System  
A capturing hook for engaging a cable during capture and release of an aerial vehicle may comprise a first and second gate pivotally supported at their first ends by a base portion and each being...
US20160311556 ROCKET LANDING SYSTEMS  
A rocket landing stabilization system can include one or more upright support structures such as posts, columns, or walls, from which one or more stabilizing elements can be supported. The...
US20160264259 LINE CAPTURE DEVICES FOR UNMANNED AIRCRAFT, AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Line capture devices for unmanned aircraft, and associated systems and methods are disclosed. A system in accordance with a particular embodiment includes a line capture device body having a line...
US20160251088 UNMANNED AIR VEHICLE RECOVERY SYSTEM  
Embodiments of the present disclosure relate generally to safe arrestment and recovery of an airborne unmanned air vehicle (UAV). Specific embodiments provide a recovery net that can recover a UAV...
US20160144980 CAPTURE DEVICES FOR UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES, INCLUDING TRACK-BORNE CAPTURE LINES, AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Capture devices for unmanned aerial vehicles, including track borne capture lines, and associated systems and methods are disclosed. A representative system includes at least one support having an...
US20160137311 AERIAL SYSTEM AND VEHICLE FOR CONTINUOUS OPERATION  
An aerial vehicle system for gathering data may comprise a Waypoint Location, wherein the Waypoint Location comprises an arresting cable; a Ground Control Station, wherein the Ground Control...
US20160016675 SMALL UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE (SUAV) SHIPBOARD RECOVERY SYSTEM  
Systems, devices, and methods for impacting, by a small unmanned aerial vehicle (SUAV), a net having at least three sides; and converting the kinetic energy of the SUAV into at least one of:...
US20160005159 Enhanced Accuracy for Tracking Tethered Airborne Vehicles  
Wind energy systems, such as an Airborne Wind Turbine (“AWT”), may be used to facilitate conversion of kinetic energy to electrical energy. An AWT may include an aerial vehicle that flies in a...
US20150375874 Systems and Methods for Controlling Rotation and Twist of a Tether  
A system may include a tether, a slip ring, a tether gimbal assembly, a drive mechanism, a control system. The tether may include a distal tether end coupled to an aerial vehicle, a proximate...
US20150375873 Drive Mechanisms for Use in Controlling Rotation and Twist of a Tether  
A system may include a tether, a tether gimbal assembly, a drive mechanism, and a control system. The tether may include a distal end, a proximate end, and at least one conductor. The tether...
US20150360797 UNMANNED AIR VEHICLE RECOVERY SYSTEM  
Embodiments of the present disclosure relate generally to safe arrestment and recovery of an airborne unmanned air vehicle (UAV). Specific embodiments provide a 360 degree capture engagement cage...
US20150276353 MODULARIZED ARMOR STRUCTURE WITH UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE LOADED AND ARMORED VEHICLE USING THE SAME  
An armored vehicle includes: a basic armored vehicle having a predetermined basic external armor; a modularized armor structure exchangeably attached to the basic external armor; and an unmanned...
US20150274322 EMERGENCY LANDING APPARATUS FOR AIRCRAFT  
An apparatus and method to assist in landing an aircraft without functional aircraft landing gear. The apparatus includes a runway with a low friction upper surface supporting the aircraft's...

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