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US20120175463 Fuel Range For An Aircraft  
An apparatus and method for improving the fuel range of an aircraft are provided. The aircraft includes a fuselage with a front windshield, and an external skin providing a top cover for a cockpit...
US20110036947 COATING SYSTEM FOR AIRCRAFT AND AIRCRAFT COATED THEREWITH  
An aircraft having aerodynamic surfaces coated with a clear coat may be more easily cleaned and be more resistant to solvent degradation to the aircraft's paint. Such a clear coat is one having...
US20120126061 GAS EXHAUST DIVERTER  
An aircraft comprises an outer aerodynamic surface and an exhaust duct having an opening in the outer aerodynamic surface. The duct has a duct wall curved at the opening so as to blend with the...
US20110147525 SEALING OF AIRFLOW BETWEEN A WING AND A FUSELAGE  
A sealing (1) for a fairing (2) against transverse airflow between a wing (3) and a fuselage (4) of an aircraft. Inner and outer sides (7, 8) of the sealing (1) are provided with lips biased...
US20140131517 AERODYNAMIC, BLUNT AFT BODY  
An aerodynamic blunt aft body (10) of a helicopter fuselage with two strakes (7, 8) along an aft surface (9) and/or respective left hand and right hand side fuselage surfaces (5, 6). Each strake...
US20130221157 AIRCRAFT ENGINE PYLON AFT AERODYNAMIC FAIRING  
An aircraft engine pylon aft aerodynamic fairing includes upper spars, transverse stiffening ribs, lower spars and a trailing edge where the upper spars and lower spars join together. In this...
US20140203139 ADAPTIVE SOLAR AIRFRAME  
Methods and apparatus for an adaptable solar airframe are provided herein. In some embodiments, an adaptable solar airframe includes an expandable body having an aerodynamic cross-section that...
US20120138731 ROTORCRAFT STRUCTURAL ELEMENT FOR REDUCING AERODYNAMIC DRAG  
A fairing (1) for a structural element of a rotorcraft, the fairing including a rear portion (2) that is substantially orthogonal to the longitudinal direction (L) of the aircraft, extending...
US20130214094 NOSE FOR SUPERSONIC FLYING OBJECT  
Provided is a nose for a supersonic flying object, which has a natural laminar flow nose shape capable of suppressing laminar-turbulent transition and drastically reducing a frictional drag. The...
US20050151015 Adaptive composite skin technology (ACTS)  
A tailorable elastic skin is provided for covering shape-changing, or “morphable,” structures. The skin comprises a two-dimensional “planar spring” embedded in an elastomeric material. The...
US20130320144 AIRCRAFT LANDING GEAR  
An aircraft (11) with at least an inflatable device (41) installed in a cavity (21) in its external surface which is equipped with a door (25) for opening/closing said cavity (21) is provided. The...
US20050116107 Area ruling for vertical stabilizers  
A vertical stabilizer is configured to minimize the rate of change of cross-sectional area of the vehicle or device to which the vertical stabilizer is mounted. One or more “waisted” areas can be...
US20150158577 AIR EJECTION DEVICE COMPRISING AN AERODYNAMIC PROFILE PROVIDED WITH A SLOT OBTURATING FLEXIBLE TONGUE  
An air ejection device comprises an aerodynamic profile provided with a slot and an ejection nozzle. The device comprises a flexible tongue fixed flush with the aerodynamic profile in such a way...
US20070158502 ULTRASONIC COMMUNICATION AND DRAG MODIFICATION  
A vehicle traveling through an environmental media such as air experiences drag. The drag is actively modulated by energy beams which may either increase or decrease the drag. The energy beams may...
US20110180146 MICROVANES FOR AIRCRAFT AFT BODY DRAG REDUCTION  
The invention relates a method and apparatus for reducing the drag on aircraft, particularly aircraft with an upswept afterbody. The method includes the steps of positioning a plurality of drag...
US20130264425 SEPARABLE STREAMLINED NOSE CONE FOR A GUIDED MUNITION, AND GUIDED MUNITION INCLUDING SUCH A NOSE CONE  
A separable ejectable protective nosecone for a guided munition comprises a munition body of cylindrical shape of longitudinal axis ZZ′ having a munition body front end comprising a central part...
US20090173838 Narrow Wing System for Airplanes  
An extra narrow wing system for airplanes combining the advantages of sufficient lift like a conventional airplane wing with reduced space requirements. A V-shaped nudge at the back side of the...
US20100320326 KIT FOR MODIFYING A STRUT OF AN AIRCRAFT WITH AN AERODYNAMIC COVER  
A kit for modifying a strut of an aircraft with an aerodynamic cover includes a rigid sheath formed from a first portion and a second portion. Each of the first portion and the second portion have...
US20070235590 VORTEX GENERATOR  
The present invention provides a vortex generator that in one embodiment includes an apex having a first width; a rear face having a second width being greater than the first width; a first and...
US20120032024 WING-TO-BODY FAIRING WITH SPRAY-ON FOAM AND NOISE REDUCTION METHOD  
A fairing includes a fairing body having a fairing interior and an interior surface and a spray-on insulation foam layer provided on the interior surface of the fairing body.
US20120312923 MITIGATING TRANSONIC SHOCK WAVE WITH PLASMA HEATING ELEMENTS  
Systems and methods for enhancing operations of an aircraft may include a plasma generator, a sensor, and a controller. The plasma generator may be positioned on an exterior of the aircraft such...
US20130270391 AIRCRAFT FUSELAGE DRAG REDUCTION BLIVET  
An air vehicle fuselage adapted for transonic operation is disclosed. The fuselage has a body and a close-out. A lower surface of the body has a waterline value that varies along a fore-aft...
US20080290218 PLASMA ACTUATOR SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USE WITH A WEAPONS BAY ON A HIGH SPEED MOBILE PLATFORM  
A system and method for controlling a freestream air flow over a surface of an airborne mobile platform, for example an aircraft. In one implementation the system includes a plurality of plasma...
US20090121083 Nacelle Flow Assembly  
A nacelle assembly for a turbine engine has a cowl for a turbine engine. The cowl has a first surface spaced from a second surface. The second surface defines defining a bypass flow passage. A...
US20080164374 AIR DISCHARGE DEVICE FOR AN AIRCRAFT  
An air discharge device in the form of a grid that is connected to an aerodynamic surface of an aircraft, whereby includes a number of openings delimited by intermediate zones that are arranged in...
US20110204185 AIRCRAFT FAIRING  
A shock control fairing for mounting a junction between adjoining aircraft surfaces. The fairing has a cross-sectional profile which varies along the length of the fairing. The cross-sectional...
US20100308169 AIRCRAFT WIRE FAIRING  
A fairing has a moulded body and an electrical wire embedded therein. The body may be constructed from a moulded plastics material or a composite material.
US20100219296 REDUCED DRAG SYSTEM FOR WINDMILLS, FANS, PROPELLERS, AIRFOILS, AND HYDROFOILS  
Airfoil and hydrofoils systems with structures having a surface texture defined by fractal geometries are described. Raised portions or fractal bumps can be included on the surfaces, forming a...
US20120049001 VORTEX GENERATION DEVICE  
A vortex generation device for reducing drag on an upswept aircraft fuselage afterbody and including a vortex generator vane that extends longitudinally from along an outer mold line of the...
US20070235589 Atmospheric ionizer for space rockets  
The invention provides a method of reducing air resistance pressure to an object moving through the atmosphere. Basically, the device consists of pairs of electrodes that discharges a string of...
US20140048653 System and Method for Affixing Gateboxes to an Aircraft  
A system for affixing a gatebox to an aircraft includes a first type of gatebox operable to release material from an aircraft, a second type of gatebox operable to release material from the...
US20120248248 System and Method for Affixing Gateboxes to an Aircraft  
A system for affixing a gatebox to an aircraft includes a first type of gatebox operable to release material from an aircraft, a second type of gatebox operable to release material from the...
US20070063102 Drag reduction fairing  
A vehicle including a body having an exterior surface and a protrusion extending outward from the surface. The vehicle further includes a fairing mounted on the surface directly adjacent and...
US20130001362 ARRANGEMENT OF AERODYNAMIC AUXILIARY SURFACES FOR AN AIRCRAFT  
An arrangement of aerodynamic auxiliary surfaces is configured for being arranged on the underside of an aircraft and furthermore includes a longitudinal axis and at least one aerodynamic...
US20100282907 SEALING SYSTEM FOR THE GAP EXISTING BETWEEN THE FUSELAGE AND THE ELEVATOR OF THE ORIENTABLE HORIZONTAL STABILISER OF AN AIRCRAFT, EXTENDED WITH AN AERODYNAMIC FAIRING FOR SEALING OF THE OPENING EXISTING BETWEEN THE FUSELAGE AND THE ORIENTABLE HORIZONTAL STABILISER  
Sealing system for the gap (2) between the fuselage (3) and the elevator (4) of the orientable horizontal stabiliser (5) of an aircraft, extended with an aerodynamic fairing (8) for sealing of the...
US20090321572 FAIRING AND AIRFOIL APPARATUS AND METHOD  
An airfoil for use on a high speed, jet powered airborne mobile platform and secured to an exterior surface of said mobile platform at a location so as to be disposed within a boundary layer...
US20080029647 Reinforced cover for cut-outs in an aerodynamic contour  
Reinforced cover for cut-outs in an aerodynamic contour of a vehicle, with a first attachment section 1a attachable to a structural element (2,5) of the vehicle (11); a second elastic section 1c...
US20150217849 PANEL FOR CONTROLLING THE AERODYNAMIC PHENOMENA ON A BODY  
A panel (3) for controlling the aerodynamic phenomena generated by a body (0) to be positioned on a surface of an aircraft (V). The panel (3) can be associated with the base of the body (0) and...
US20100038488 ANTENNA FAIRING AND METHOD  
A fairing suitable for enclosing a component mounted on an exterior surface of a mobile platform, and more particularly on an outer surface of a high speed mobile platform such as a jet aircraft...
US20110042518 VORTEX GENERATOR FOR FLUSH AIR INLETS PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT  
A VG (vortex generator) placed on a body surface (aircraft or similar), upstream of a flush air inlet, in order to generate vortexes that will sweep away the boundary layer in front of the inlet,...
US20090200431 AIRCRAFT WING TIP HAVING A VARIABLE INCIDENCE ANGLE  
An embodiment of an aircraft wing includes a main wing section and a variable incidence wing tip. The main wing section is adapted to connect to an aircraft fuselage at a first angle of incidence....
US20090242702 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR OPTICAL PROPAGATION IMPROVEMENT SYSTEM  
An aircraft turret and fairing assembly for facilitating transmission of a directed energy beam from a directed energy device includes a turret section for directing an energy beam. The assembly...
US20090045289 Flow-driven oscillating acoustic attenuator  
An apparatus for attenuating acoustic resonance generated by flow over a cavity in a surface comprises a plurality of flat flaps proximate to an upstream edge of the cavity. The flaps are disposed...
US20070194178 Passive micro-roughness array for drag modification  
The present invention is directed to a micro-array surface that provides for either drag reduction or enhancement. In one aspect, an aerodynamic or hydrodynamic wall surface that is configured to...
US20100176250 FAIRING FOR A PYLON VIA WHICH A TURBINE ENGINE IS SUSPENDED FROM A WING OF AN AIRCRAFT  
Fairing for a pylon via which a turbine engine is suspended from a wing of an aircraft. According to the invention, the forward attachment (15) of the anterior part (14) of the fairing (7) for the...
US20090260702 METHOD FOR FABRICATING SOLID BODY HAVING SUPERHYDROPHOBIC SURFACE STRUCTURE AND SUPERHYDROPHOBIC TUBE USING THE SAME METHOD  
The present invention relates to a method for manufacturing a solid body having a superhydrophobic surface structure formed by using a surface treatment of a metal body, a replication process, and...
US20100170993 Aerodynamic Fairing for aircraft lift strut  
An aerodynamic fairing for the lift strut of an aircraft is disclosed. The fairing has an airfoil shape on the outside specially chosen to minimize aerodynamic drag. It has a thin external skin...
US20150048208 Superconductive Hypersonic Liquefaction Nosecone  
An apparatus and method for mitigating the shock front of a rocket or aerospace plane flying at hypersonic speeds while simultaneously distilling liquid chemical elements from the ambient air. The...
US20100170994 ELASTIC AIRCRAFT JOINT FAIRING  
A method and apparatus comprising an adhesive layer and a conductive elastic material layer. The adhesive layer is capable of being placed in a channel for a joint. The adhesive layer is capable...
US20110184704 Fairing of aircraft elevator  
Fairing (9) which closes the internal end of an elevator (3) of an aircraft with respect to the fuselage section (1) on which the fairing (9) moves, with the elevator (3) arranged on a horizontal...

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