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US20110272527 POWER GENERATING KITE SYSTEM  
The present invention is a power generating kite system that includes a kite or an airfoil that receives wind, a control unit that includes one or more computers or microcontrollers, GPS receivers...
US20130221679 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 comprises one or more airfoils which have mounted thereon a plurality of turbine...
US20120104763 Kite configuration and flight strategy for flight in high wind speeds  
A crosswind kite system adapted to operate in an alternate mode in high winds. The system may operate at reduced efficiency in high winds in order to moderate loading on the system during those...
US20110121570 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A TETHERED FLYING CRAFT USING TETHER ATTACHMENT POINT MANIPULATION  
A tethered airborne electrical power generation system which may utilize a strutted frame structure with airfoils built into the frame to keep wind turbine driven generators which are within the...
US20140210212 KITE FOR A SYSTEM FOR EXTRACTING ENERGY FROM THE WIND  
A kite for a system for extracting energy from the wind, the kite comprising: a body having a wing for providing lift; means for connecting the wing to a tether; and means for controlling the...
US20140326831 Bridles for Stability of a Powered Kite and a System and Method for Use of Same  
The system may include a ground station, a tether attached to a ground station on a first end and to two or more bridles on a second, and a kite. The kite may include a main wing. Each bridle of...
US20110309199 CONTROL SYSTEM FOR A TRACTION WING  
A control system for a traction wing or a surfing kite includes a bar that is gripped by a person carried in the wind by the wing or kite. Fixtures on the opposed ends of the bar are connected to...
US20110001012 Kite flying method, assembly and device  
A kite assembly and method of flying a kite from a wind source such as a fan, generally indoors, incorporating multiple tethers to provide generally stable, controlled and sustainable flight. The...
US20150129721 IN-FLIGHT KITE DEFLATION AND CONTROL SYSTEMS  
A massive de-powering system for a kite wing used in kite boarding comprises a deflation control line that connects to a valve on the kite wing's leading edge bladder. In the preferred embodiment,...
US20120112008 SYSTEM FOR HIGH ALTITUDE TETHERED POWERED FLIGHT PLATFORM  
A high altitude tethered platform, includes an airborne subsystem having a flight platform capable of flight. A powered propeller is mounted on the flight platform. A ground subsystem having a...
US20150108278 KITE FLYING APPARATUS AND METHOD  
An improved kite launching, flying and control apparatus and system combines a target kite with a reel and control arm arrangement for power flexing a kite line under tension to launch the kite,...
US20150251754 Kite Configuration and Flight Strategy for Flight in High Wind Speeds  
An airborne tethered flight system including a base unit, a tether having a first end attached to the base unit and a second end attached to a kite, wherein the kite comprises a main wing, a tail...
US20120126063 SYSTEM FOR TRIMMING A KITE  
A system for trimming a kite having first and second lines, first ends of which are secured to a first side to the kite. The system comprises a bar having a hollow interior and at least one spool...
US20150108279 SAFETY SYSTEM FOR A TRACTION KITE WITH RELEASABLE ADJUSTABLE BAR STOPPER  
A safety system for a traction kite comprises a central load bearing line and sliding control bar arrangement comprising a connection loop for connection to a harness hook, a system hub connecting...
US20150014487 KITE CONTROL BAR WITH INTEGRATED LINE ADJUSTMENT MEANS  
A hollow kite control bar is provided with means for sliding access to the bar for one or multiple lines or groups of lines. Each line has one end towards the kite and the other towards the bar....
US20110186687 UNMANNED GYROKITE AS SELF-POWERED AIRBORNE PLATFORM FOR ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS  
Embodiments of an unmanned gyrokite for use in conjunction with a tether are provided. In one embodiment, the unmanned gyrokite includes an airframe configured to be attached to the tether, an...
US20060097114 Bridle assembly for a kite  
A bridle assembly for attaching a control line to a kite has a bridle line extending between a first attachment point located at or near a first wing tip of a kite and a second attachment point...
US20130134261 AIRBORNE WIND ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEM WITH FAST MOTION TRANSFER  
Airborne wind energy conversion system a with flying wing, using a cable or belt to transmit motion to a rotor of a ground based electrical generator with high velocity, achieving high aerodynamic...
US20090090815 SYSTEM AND PROCESS FOR AUTOMATICALLY CONTROLLING THE FLIGHT OF POWER WING AIRFOILS  
A system (1) is described for automatically controlling the flight of at least one power wing airfoil (2), comprising first detecting means (3) on board of such power wing airfoil (2) adapted to...
US20080210826 KITE, METHOD OF GENERATING POWER USING SUCH A KITE, METHOD OF PROVIDING DRIVING FORCE TO A VEHICLE USING SUCH A KITE, VEHICLE PROVIDED WITH SUCH A KITE, AND POWER GENERATION ASSEMBLY COMPRISING SUCH A KITE  
A kite having a main body provided with at least a first and a second connection cable and at least one main pulling cable, the at least first and second connection cables each having a first and...
US20150014486 CONTROL SYSTEM AND CONTROL BAR FOR A TRACTION WING  
A control system for a traction wing includes a control bar having first and second ends. A first fixing arm is connected to each end of the bar. Each fixing arm has a fixing point for attachment...
US20090159752 Spreader bar lateral kite control  
A spreader bar lateral kite control has a moveable kite control member, which moves laterally across the spreader bar and allows for changing a direction of kite pull with respect to a user's...
US20090134279 Tombola kite flyer  
A kite reel for controlling the movement of a kite at high elevations and for winding the kite at a fast pace includes a three-dimensional frame and a rod inserted through the three-dimensional...
US20100026007 Apparatus and method for harvesting wind power using tethered airfoil  
A wind energy generator for employment in the jet stream or other wind conditions is described herein. The craft comprises a “kite” configured with an airfoil and tethered to a ground based power...
US20060243862 Automatic kitesurf release system  
A device is provided which is used automatically to release the lines of a power kite or kitesurf when, under the force of the wind, the bar applies pressure on a quick release jaw clip or snap...
US20130048791 DEVICE FOR COUPLING OF KITE LINES  
A device for coupling a pair of kite lines to a kite harness loop has a first releasable coupling rotatably attached to the harness loop for securing a first kite line to the harness loop and a...
US20090072092 Bimodal kite system  
A kite is disclosed. The kite comprises a first control element coupled to the kite in a first tether-force configuration, wherein the first control element is used to maintain controlled flight...
US20060102794 Control apparatus for kite powered conveyance device  
A control apparatus for a kite powered conveyance device. Port and starboard kite leads (28,32) and/or port and starboard kite control lines (30, 36) connect ends of a control bar (26, 26′) to...
US20080035796 Center-routed kite safety device  
A control device for use with an aerodynamic wing including a bar having a safety system that restrains one of the flying lines by routing an attachment through an aperture on the bar. Preferably,...
US20050040291 Control line system for power kites  
A line guide system for controlling a power kite (20) comprising a line guide system (50) directing multiple control lines (30) within line guide mechanisms (52) and line sheath (54). Further a...
US20150175262 Path Based Power Generation Control for an Aerial Vehicle  
Methods and systems described herein relate to power generation control for an aerial vehicle. An example method may include operating an aerial vehicle in a crosswind-flight orientation...
US20090134280 RADIO CONTROLLED TOY MODEL  
A radio controlled single string kite allows for the performance of controlled stunts that are generally only found in two string kites. A remote control includes R/C electronics, a string spool,...
US20120049006 Kite control device with free rotation  
The present invention is a safety system for use in conjunction with a control bar for a kite wherein the two front lines are secured by a front line swivel positioned between the bar and the...
US20100019091 SYSTEM FOR PERFORMING THE AUTOMATIC CONTROL OF THE FLIGHT OF KITES  
A system (10) is described for performing the automatic control of the flight of at least one kite (11) controlled and driven by cables (13) comprising at least one first actuating motor (12)...
US20150028158 Quick-Disconnecting Device, In Particular For Kite-Surf  
A quick-disconnecting device (1), in particular for kite-surf, comprising a fixed element (3) and a moving element (5) having an operating connecting position in which the moving element (5) is...
US20130264416 THREE-STRING STUNT KITE  
A stunt kite is attached to three lines that are attached to a single handle. Moving the handle will change the angle of the kite by pulling on the desired line or lines. By changing the angle of...
US20150175261 CURVATURE SENSING  
A system may include a tether connected to a ground station. The tether may include at least two bridle segments. The system may further include an aerial vehicle connected to the at least two...
US20100006703 SYSTEM FOR RELEASING OPPOSING TENSIONED LINES  
Release systems for tensioned lines, which release under a predetermined change in tension; particularly systems for use in towing airfoils for sports and recreational activities coupling the...
US20140070055 CONTROL SAIL FOR A KITE  
A control sail for a kite has an airfoil with a leading edge and a trailing edge, and a tube system comprising a front tube which extends along the leading edge and at least one transverse tube...
US20100032949 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ALTERING DRAG AND LIFT FORCES ON A WIND CAPTURING STRUCTURE  
The present disclosure provides a method and system for altering the drag force on a wind capturing structure. First, the present disclosure implements a new bridle system. Mainline 70 attaches to...
US20060169843 Release connectors (quick release pull tab)  
This device is a pull release tab in a connection between two lines to be placed under tension. The first line forms an loop by passing one end of the first line through a looplet at the other...
US20150225080 TETHERED WING SYSTEM FOR WIND ENERGY USE  
A tethered passive wing system for the conversion of flow energy into electric energy which exhibits optimized aerodynamic and mechanical properties for reliable and efficient operation and is...
US20120018584 CONTROL BAR WITH OUTER STEERING LINE TRIM AND SHEETING SYSTEM FOR SPORT KITE  
A kite control system having a control bar adapted with an internal sheeting system that provides trim/sheeting control by adjustment of outer steering lines which are attached at or near the rear...
US20060038079 Device and a method for steering a kite in kiteboarding  
A device for steering a kite, in particular in kiteboarding, consisting of control lines and a steering bar, whereby the central line connecting the kite and the user's harness and passing through...
US20150251755 WIND ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS, DEVICES, AND METHODS  
Airborne devices for generating power in a crosswind power generating phase, including a body and at least one non-planar wing. A control system directs the airborne device to follow a...
US20110266809 GYROGLIDER POWER-GENERATION, CONTROL APPARATUS AND METHOD  
A power generation apparatus and method comprises at least one gyroglider rotary wing flying at an altitude above the nap of the earth. A strong and flexible tether, connected to the gyroglider...
US20100308174 ROTOCRAFT POWER-GENERATION, CONTROL APPARATUS AND METHOD  
A control system for a power generation apparatus and method may fly a rotorcraft rotary wing at an altitude above the nap of the earth. A tether, suitably strong and flexible, connected to the...
US20100133385 LAUNCH AND RECOVERY SYSTEM FOR TETHERED AIRBORNE ELEMENTS  
A launch and recovery system for a tethered airborne element is provided that launches and retrieves the tethered airborne element in a completely unattended manner. The system is comprised of a...
US20100282153 Steering Unit for Free Flying, Confined Wing Element  
The invention relates to a steering unit for a wind propulsion system, the steering unit comprising a first fixed attachment means for securing a first end of a tractive cable the second end of...
US20170050729 KITE CONTROL BAR WITH INTEGRATED LINE ADJUSTMENT MEANS  
A kite control bar having a line guide extending with a fixed pawl towards one end. A reel is pivotally mounted towards one end of the control bar and extending into the line receiving channel....

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