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US20140117166 NATURAL LAMINAR FLOW WINGTIP  
An aircraft wing tip device may include a unitized, monolithic leading edge torque box that may be formed of polymer matrix fiber-reinforced material. The leading edge torque box may include a...
US20150203190 WINGLET ATTACH FITTING AND METHOD FOR ATTACHING A SPLIT WINGLET TO A WING  
A winglet attach fitting may include a wing attachment portion, an upper winglet attachment portion, and a lower winglet attachment portion. The upper winglet attachment portion may be coupled to...
US20130092797 WING TIP DEVICE  
A wing tip device for fixing to the outboard end of a wing, the wing defining a wing plane, includes: an upper wing-like element projecting upwardly with respect to the wing plane and having a...
US20110024573 EXTENDED WINGLET WITH LOAD BALANCING CHARACTERISTICS  
A winglet and methods of operating an aircraft using the winglet. In some embodiments, the winglet can be mounted to the wingtip of an aircraft and has three segments or portions, namely, a...
US20150203191 Wing Tip Device  
A wing tip device for fixing to the outboard end of a wing, the wing defining a wing plane, the wing tip device comprising: an upper wing-like element projecting upwardly with respect to the wing...
US20130048793 AIRCRAFT LIGHTING DEVICE  
A wing tip device has a lighting device arranged to project from a spanwise portion onto a substantially vertical portion of the wing tip device.
US20150239549 Wing Tip Device  
A wing tip device for fixing to the outboard end of a wing, the wing defining a wing plane, the wing tip device comprising: an upper wing-like element projecting upwardly with respect to the wing...
US20150197331 Wing Tip Device  
A wing tip device for fixing to the outboard end of a wing, the wing defining a wing plane, the wing tip device comprising: an upper wing-like element projecting upwardly with respect to the wing...
US20120312929 Split Spiroid  
The spiroid wing tip according to embodiments of the invention including a continuous segmental assembly having a closed loop frontal profile comprising a lower near vertical segment, a horizontal...
US20140306067 CONTROLLABLE AIRFLOW MODIFICATION DEVICE PERIODIC LOAD CONTROL  
An active wing extension includes a body portion substantially parallel to a wing of an aircraft, as if it were an extension of the wing. The body portion is attachable to an aircraft wing and...
US20120091262 FORWARD SWEPT WINGLET  
An aircraft may include a pair of wings. A forward swept winglet may be attached proximate to a wing tip of each wing. The forward swept winglet may include a leading edge and a trailing edge. The...
US20150217858 Split Blended Winglet  
A split winglet is disclosed having a first generally upward projecting wing end, and a second generally downward projecting wing end. The second generally downward projecting wing end may be...
US20120312928 Split Blended Winglet  
A split winglet is disclosed having a first generally upward projecting wing end, and a second generally downward projecting wing end. The second generally downward projecting wing end may be...
US20130256460 PERFORMANCE-ENHANCING WINGLET SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A winglet system for an aircraft wing may include an upper winglet and a lower winglet mounted to a wing tip. The lower winglet may have a static position when the wing is subject to a ground...
US20120049007 AIRCRAFT WING MODIFICATION AND RELATED METHODS  
A transferable modified leading edge for a wing is detachably mountable to a parent wing. The parent wing may use a NACA 23000-series airfoil. A modified wing tip may be used in conjunction with...
US20130341466 WING COMPRISING A FLOW FENCE, AND AIRCRAFT HAVING SUCH WINGS  
A wing of an aircraft has a pressure-side flow surface and a suction-side flow surface relative to an assumed main direction of attack and comprises a flow fence disposed on a flow surface,...
US20130146715 Minimally intrusive wingtip vortex wake mitigation using microvane arrays  
An airfoil tip vortex mitigation arrangement comprising one or more flow directors configured and positioned to re-direct freestream air over a low pressure surface of an airfoil in such a way as...
US20150008291 Active Winglet  
An active winglet includes a body portion substantially parallel to a wing of an aircraft, as if it were an extension of the wing. The body portion is attachable to an aircraft wing and includes a...
US20110186689 ACTIVE WINGLET  
An active winglet includes a body portion substantially parallel to a wing of an aircraft, as if it were an extension of the wing. The body portion is attachable to an aircraft wing and includes a...
US20090084904 Wingtip Feathers, Including Paired, Fixed Feathers, and Associated Systems and Methods  
Wingtip feathers, including paired, fixed features, and associated systems and methods are disclosed. A method for designing an aircraft wing in accordance with a particular embodiment includes...
US20130320150 WING FOR AN AIRCRAFT, AIRCRAFT AND METHOD FOR REDUCING AERODYNAMIC DRAG AND IMPROVING MAXIMUM LIFT  
A wing for an aircraft includes a leading edge and a wing tip extension extending from an end of a main wing region to a wing tip. The wing tip extension includes an arrangement of openings at...
US20110226908 Encased Square Wing  
The invention relates to an aerodynamic wing in the shape of a tubed perfect square, the vertical stabilizers and air brake being built into the structure thereof, characterized in that said wing...
US20090039204 Wingtip Feathers, Including Forward Swept Feathers, and Associated Aircraft Systems and Methods  
Tip feathers, including forward swept tip feathers, and associated aircraft systems and methods are disclosed. A system in accordance with one embodiment includes an aircraft wing having an...
US20090224107 Reduced Span Wings with Wing Tip Devices, and Associated Systems and Methods  
Reduced span wings with wing tip devices, and associated systems and methods are disclosed. A method for designing a wing in accordance with a particular embodiment includes establishing a target...
US20120187251 Multiple Controllable Airflow Modification Devices  
An active wing extension includes a body portion substantially parallel to a wing of an aircraft, as if it were an extension of the wing. The body portion is attachable to an aircraft wing and...
US20150158578 Wingtip Device  
A wingtip device may be attached to a baseline wing of an aircraft. The wingtip device may comprise a vertical portion coupled to the baseline wing. The vertical portion may comprise a leading...
US20110127383 ACTIVE WINGLET  
An active winglet includes a body portion substantially parallel to a wing of an aircraft, as if it were an extension of the wing, and an angled portion that projects at an upward angle from the...
US20070252031 Wing Tip Devices  
A tip device to act as an outboard continuation of an aircraft wing or other aerodynamic lifting surface has a downward cant angle, a leading edge swept back in relation to the leading edge of the...
US20080042013 ACTIVE SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING AN AIRFOIL VORTEX  
Active systems and methods for controlling aircraft vortices are disclosed. An apparatus in accordance with one embodiment is directed to an aircraft system that includes an airfoil having first...
US20100294891 WINGTIP EXTENSION FOR REDUCTION OF VORTEX DRAG IN AIRCRAFT  
The invention relates to a wingtip extension comprising a leading edge and a trailing edge, which wingtip extension is affixable to an outer end of a wing, wherein the leading edge, at least in...
US20150028160 WINGTIP FOR A GENERAL AVIATION AIRCRAFT  
A wingtip for extending a wing of an aircraft having a NACA 23012 airfoil. The wingtip has an airfoil design for directing and associated wingtip vortex outward and upward to thereby increase the...
US20080223991 Wing Tip Device  
An aircraft comprises a wing having a positive dihedral, the wing comprising a tip and a wing tip device mounted in the region of the tip. The wing tip device is generally downwardly extending and...
US20130341459 Compression-lift aircraft  
A supersonic aircraft design using compression lift for enhanced cruise performance. Each engine nacelle at mid-span has a vertical wedge at the nose which creates shock waves under the wings. The...
US20110260008 Fluid flow control device for an aerofoil  
A fluid flow control device for an aerofoil comprises an aerofoil-tip body of aerofoil shape, coupling apparatus adapted to couple one end of the body to an aerofoil, and a passive tip blowing...
US20140312174 WING TIP SHAPE FOR A WING, IN PARTICULAR OF AIRCRAFT  
A wing for of aircraft has a wing tip shape that has a profile that extends in the direction of the span of the wing, and across the direction of the span of the wing extends from the wing leading...
US20080116322 System And Method For Reducing Airfoil Vortices  
A system and a method according to the invention reduce wake turbulence of an aircraft in that a component affixed to the extremity of the wing of an aircraft disturbs the rolling action of the...
US20050061921 Aerodynamic tip protuberances for tip vortex intensity reduction  
A vortex generator includes a multiple of vorticity generating protuberances that produce small-scale vortices that are entrained within a primary tip vortex. The small-scale vortices causes the...
US20120248255 WING TOP POD  
A natural-laminar-flow swept transonic wing fitted with a wing tip pod for controlling the location of a wing shock in the wing tip region, such that the shock extends outboard substantially up to...
US20100019094 WING TIP SHAPE FOR A WING, IN PARTICULAR OF AIRCRAFT  
A wing for of aircraft has a wing tip shape that has a profile that extends in the direction of the span of the wing, and across the direction of the span of the wing extends from the wing leading...
US20080191099 Concept of a Variable Winglet for Lateral Load Reduction for Combined Lateral and Vertical Load Reduction, and for Improving the Performance of Means of Locomotion  
The present invention relates to a device for adapting aerodynamic characteristics of a wing element (1), wherein the device comprises a winglet (2), wherein the winglet (2) is movably attachable...
US20090302167 Apparatus and method for use on aircraft with spanwise flow inhibitors  
An aircraft can include a wing with a leading edge and a trailing edge. The wing has a main body and movable control surfaces coupled to the main body. The wing generates lifting forces when the...
US20130099060 Hinged Raked Wing Tip  
A wing assembly comprises a raked wing tip having an outboard portion hinged to one of a main wing having at least one moveable control surface and an inboard raked wing tip portion. The outboard...
US20090206206 Highly efficient supersonic laminar flow wing  
Improved supersonic laminar flow wing structure, on a supersonic aircraft, having one or more of the following: strake extending forwardly of the wing inboard extent,raked wing tip,reversed fillet...
US20150151831 Airflow Interrupting Devices  
A flow interrupting device may cause a flow to separate from a wingtip device at a desired angle of attack. The flow interrupting device may be coupled to a leading edge of a wingtip device where...
US20110192937 NON-PLANAR WING TIP DEVICE FOR WINGS OF AIRCRAFT, AND WING COMPRISING SUCH A WING TIP DEVICE  
A wing tip device for a wing includes a root and a tip, and the following determinant characteristics: the local dihedral of the wing tip device continuously increases or decreases from the root...
US20080308683 CONTROLLABLE WINGLETS  
Systems and methods for providing variable geometry winglets to an aircraft are disclosed. In one embodiment, a winglet includes a base portion configured to attach to a wing. The winglet further...
US20140014780 HIGH-LIFT DEVICE OF FLIGHT VEHICLE  
A high-lift device of a flight vehicle includes: a flap main body provided at a trailing edge portion of a main wing of the flight vehicle so as to be extracted from and be retracted in the...
US20150041597 WINGTIP DEVICE OF A WING, AND ALSO A WING WITH SUCH A WINGTIP DEVICE  
A wingtip device for a wing is provided. The wingtip device has an inner end and an outer end, and in which the local dihedral of the wingtip device increases or reduces from the inner end to the...
US20100148010 AIRCRAFT WING MODIFICATION AND RELATED METHODS  
A transferable modified leading edge for a wing is detachably mountable to a parent wing. The parent wing may use a NACA 23000-series airfoil. A modified wing tip may be used in conjunction with...
US20140346281 Split Blended Winglet  
A split winglet configured for attachment to a wing of an airplane. The split winglet may include an upper winglet smoothly extending from the wing tip above a chord plane of the wing and a...

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