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US20110155846 ANCILLARY DEVICE WITH AN AIR TURBINE FOR TAXIING AN AIRCRAFT ON THE GROUND  
Device for driving at least one wheel of an aircraft landing gear, which includes at least one turbine machine incorporated into the landing gear of the aircraft. Advantageously, the turbine...
US20140209733 NOVEL HELICOPTER TUG SYSTEM  
A helicopter tug system features a helicopter with skids. A powered track assembly features a microprocessor connected to a power supply, a drive hub and an idler hub, a track located on the drive...
US20150076280 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IMPROVING EFFICIENCY OF AIRCRAFT GATE SERVICES AND TURNAROUND  
A system and method is provided for improving efficiency of aircraft gate services and reducing time spent by an aircraft parked parallel to an airport terminal wherein aircraft utilities and gate...
US20130062459 METHOD FOR ENHANCING PILOT EFFICIENCY AND AIRCRAFT SAFETY DURING GROUND TRAVEL  
A method for enhancing pilot and cockpit crew efficiency and increasing aircraft safety during aircraft ground travel between landing and takeoff is provided. The present method is most effective...
US20130001355 METHOD OF REDUCING FUEL CARRIED BY AN AIRCRAFT IN FLIGHT  
A method for reducing the amount of fuel required to be carried in flight by an aircraft is provided that substantially reduces the taxi margin amount of fuel required by an aircraft, thereby...
US20140203136 AIRPORT CAPACITY FROM TAKEOFF ASSIST  
Systems and methods for ground-based aircraft thrust systems are provided. In particular, some embodiments use an electromechanical thrust assembly to accelerate aircraft using ground-based energy...
US20130112805 METHOD FOR REDUCING REQUIREMENTS FOR AIRCRAFT BRAKE SIZE, COMPLEXITY, AND HEAT DISSIPATION  
A method is provided for optimizing requirements for brake size, complexity, and heat dissipation capability in an aircraft, wherein the aircraft is powered during ground travel by an onboard...
US20130020431 STEERABLE AXLE  
There is described a landing gear having a bogie including a elongated beam (2) for accommodating at least two axles receiving each a pair of ground engaging wheels, at least one axle (5) being...
US20120104160 AERODYNE INCLUDING MOTORIZED UNDERCARRIAGES  
The aerodyne, e.g. an airplane, includes: an auxiliary power unit suitable for producing electricity; a first electricity distributor connected to the unit; at least one flight propulsion engine...
US20130020430 Method of Extending and Improving Aircraft Life and Efficiency  
A method for extending the useful and economic life of an aircraft and improving aircraft efficiency is provided. This method produces significant fuel savings on the ground and in flight as well...
US20150129712 METHOD FOR IMPROVING AIRPORT RAMP THROUGHPUT  
A method for improving airport and ramp throughput is provided. The method minimizes the time interval between an aircraft's landing and takeoff by independently moving the aircraft with an...
US20120006935 AIRCRAFT TAXIING AND SECONDARY PROPULSION SYSTEM  
An on board secondary propulsion system for an aircraft provides the capability of taxiing the aircraft on the ground without using the main aircraft engine(s). The power system includes a small...
US20150151853 METHOD FOR IMPROVING OVERALL AIRPORT AIR QUALITY DURING AIRCRAFT GROUND OPERATIONS  
A method is provided for improving overall air quality at airports during ground operations that includes providing a plurality of aircraft landing and taking off from an airport with onboard...
US20060278756 Airplane tug  
A tug operable to move an airplane. The airplane includes an airplane wheel, the tug may include a frame, a wheel supporting the frame for movement over ground, and a retainer assembly supported...
US20150166174 Method for Reducing Aircraft Turnaround Time by Improving Ramp Safety  
A method for reducing aircraft turnaround time by improving airport ramp safety is provided. The method minimizes the time interval between an aircraft's landing and takeoff by independently...
US20130112807 METHOD FOR REDUCING AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE COSTS AND TIME OUT OF SERVICE  
A method for reducing both an aircraft's scheduled and unscheduled maintenance costs and an aircraft's time out of service for maintenance, repair, and overhaul is provided. The present method is...
US20150221224 PERMANENT WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM FOR AN AIRCRAFT EQUIPPED WITH A WHEEL DRIVE SYSTEM  
A permanent wireless onboard to ground operations communications system is provided for an aircraft equipped with a pilot-controllable drive wheel drive system for autonomous ground movement...
US20150217872 METHOD FOR SLOT CREATION AT AN AIRPORT  
A method is provided for creating additional takeoff and landing slots at airports that are constrained from operation by curfews that limit the hours when aircraft can operate. Aircraft may be...
US20090114765 Motor for driving aircraft, located adjacent to undercarriage wheel  
The invention disclosed is a self-propelled aircraft undercarriage for driving an aircraft on the ground, comprising: an axle; a strut supporting said axle; at least one wheel rotatably mounted on...
US20110290933 AIRCRAFT INCLUDING AN UNDERCARRIAGE MOTOR  
The aircraft includes at least one engine suitable for propelling the aircraft in flight, at least one motor of an undercarriage, and automatic means arranged to cause the aircraft to taxi under...
US20090218440 INTEGRATED MULTIFUNCTIONAL POWERED WHEEL SYSTEM FOR AIRCRAFT  
The invention relates to a powered wheel system for an aircraft, comprising at least one undercarriage with several rotatably held wheels, with the powered wheel system comprising two or more...
US20130056580 SPLIT CIRCUMFERENCE AIRCRAFT WHEEL ASSEMBLY WITH INTEGRATED DRIVE MOTOR ASSEMBLY  
A split circumference wheel assembly is provided for an aircraft landing gear wheel configured to maximize the space available within a landing gear wheel well to support a motor driver assembly...
US20130026284 AIRCRAFT TAXI SYSTEM INCLUDING DRIVE CHAIN  
An aircraft taxi drive system includes a motor that is configured to transfer power to an aircraft wheel via a drive chain, such that the motor rotates the aircraft wheel via the drive chain. In...
US20130181088 AIRCRAFT VERSATILE POWER SYSTEM  
An aircraft versatile power system (1) comprises an air breathing engine (2), a power converter (6), and a motor (4). The power converter (6) transforms shaft motion provided by the air breathing...
US20140138479 DEVICE FOR ELECTRICALLY POWERING AN AIRCRAFT ON THE GROUND  
An electrical power supply device for an aircraft on the ground, the device including two electricity generators driven by an auxiliary power unit, wherein the first generator is connected by a...
US20110127366 AUTOMATED SYSTEM FOR MANEUVERING AIRCRAFTS ON THE GROUND  
The invention relates to an automatic system for maneuvering aircraft on the ground, based on driverless towing vehicles, (hereafter AGTV's), which can independently hold the undercarriage of the...
US20140138478 METHOD FOR REDUCING AIRLINE FLEET CARBON EMISSIONS AND CARBON EMISSIONS FEES  
A method for reducing airline fleet carbon dioxide and greenhouse gas emissions and fees associated with the emission of greenhouse gases is provided. The method is implemented by equipping at...
US20110303785 AIRCRAFT FITTED WITH AN INDEPENDENT DRIVE DEVICE  
The invention relates to an aircraft having wheels fitted with hydraulically-actuating friction brake means and also hydraulically-actuated independent drive means for driving the wheels in...
US20150175256 METHOD FOR ACCELERATED POWERED SELF PUSH BACK OF AN AIRCRAFT  
A method for accelerated power push back of an aircraft equipped with a pilot-controlled engines-off taxi system that drives the aircraft without reliance on the aircraft's main engines or tugs is...
US20150021431 METHOD FOR ACCELERATED POWERED SELF PUSH BACK OF AN AIRCRAFT  
A method for accelerated power push back of an aircraft equipped with a pilot-controlled engines-off taxi system that drives the aircraft without reliance on the aircraft's main engines or tugs is...
US20130240665 METHOD FOR IMPROVING EFFICIENCY OF AIRPORT DEICING OPERATIONS  
A method for improving the efficiency of airport deicing operations is provided. The present method equips aircraft using an airport with onboard non-engine drive means powered to drive one or...
US20120018574 MOTOR CONTROLLER  
This application describes the software invented to control an electric motor system. The electric motor system is mounted on one or more aircraft main wheels or nose wheels to drive an aircraft...
US20130284854 COMPACT ELECTRIC TAXI ASSEMBLY FOR INSTALLATION ON AN AIRCRAFT  
A method of taxing an aircraft with an electric taxi system (ETS) comprising of drive units producing airflow through rotors to pre-cool drive motors and produce rotation of aircraft wheels. The...
US20130119190 Motor for Driving Aircraft, Located Adjacent to Undercarriage Wheel  
The invention disclosed is a self-propelled aircraft undercarriage for driving an aircraft on the ground, comprising: an axle; a strut supporting said axle; at least one wheel rotatably mounted on...
US20080217466 AUXILIARY ON BOARD POWER SYSTEM FOR AN AIRCRAFT  
An auxiliary on board power system for an aircraft provides the capability of taxiing the aircraft on the ground without using the main aircraft engine(s). The power system includes a small driver...
US20130200209 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MAINTAINING AIRCRAFT GROUND TRAVEL SPEED AND DIRECTION  
A system and method for setting, controlling, or maintaining a selected taxi speed and route for one or more aircraft equipped with an onboard non-engine powered drive means powering one or more...
US20100327109 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TAXIING AN AIRCRAFT  
The system is used for taxiing an aircraft and comprises at least one multi-spool gas turbine engine, the engine having an electrical motor in a torque-driving engagement with a low pressure spool...
US20110284685 Wheel Structure for Integrating an Electric Drive Motor  
A wheel design is provided for an aircraft landing gear wheel that is configured to maximize the space available within a landing gear wheel well to support a motor driver assembly that drives the...
US20130092787 Means to improve the performance of high energy brakes such as in aircraft landing gear.  
The invention provides means to prevent high-performance brakes from overheating by delivering coolant to the heat-generating brake components. As a result of implementing the invention, the...
US20150158579 METHOD FOR MAXIMIZING POWERED AIRCRAFT DRIVE WHEEL TRACTION  
A method for maximizing traction in an aircraft drive wheel powered by non-engine drive means controllable to move the aircraft on the ground without reliance on the aircraft's brakes and...
US20100065678 SELF-PROPELLED WHEEL APPARATUS OF AIRCRAFT  
In a self-propelled wheel apparatus of an aircraft, a drive mechanism composed of a wave gear drive and a motor is coaxially linked to an axle of a wheel via a one-way clutch, and rotational force...
US20120104159 COMPACT ELECTRIC TAXI ASSEMBLY FOR INSTALLATION ON AN AIRCRAFT  
A electric taxi system (ETS) for an aircraft may comprise drive units mounted coaxially with wheels of the aircraft and dedicated motor control units for the drive units. The motor control units...
US20120104158 COMPACT ELECTRIC TAXI ASSEMBLY FOR INSTALLATION ON AN AIRCRAFT  
A electric taxi system (ETS) for an aircraft may comprise drive units mounted coaxially with wheels of the aircraft and dedicated motor control units for the drive units. The motor control units...
US20150232202 METHOD FOR MAINTAINING A SUPPLY OF AVAILABLE AIRCRAFT EQUIPPED WITH NON-ENGINE DRIVE MEANS FOR USE BY AIRLINES  
A method for maintaining a supply of available aircraft equipped with non-engine drive means for autonomous ground movement is provided that enables an air carrier, particularly a low cost...
US20120138734 HYDRAULIC GROUND PROPULSION SYSTEM  
A hydraulic ground propulsion system for an aircraft. The system comprises a wheel, axel, an aircraft power interface device, an electric motor, a hydraulic system, a drive assembly and a...
US20130112806 DRIVE SYSTEM WITH HARMONIC DRIVE FOR SELF-PROPELLED AIRCRAFT WHEEL  
A drive system with harmonic drive designed to meet the high power and torque requirements required to drive an aircraft independently on the ground is provided. The drive system includes an...
US20120217340 SYSTEM FOR MOTORIZING A WHEEL CONNECTED TO A SUSPENSION  
The invention relates to a motorizing system for powering a wheel (5) associated with a suspension, the system comprising a motor unit (3) and a drive member (4) secured to the wheel (5)....
US20150136899 AIRCRAFT WHEEL  
An aircraft wheel which is provided with rotational driving unit (110). The driving unit comprises a driving ring (111) which is associated with structure (112) for attaching the ring to a rim of...
US20100044500 PEDAL OPERATED APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING AN AIRCRAFT NOSE WHEEL STEERING SYSTEM  
A pedal operated apparatus controls an aircraft rudder during flight using a mechanical linkage and controls a nose wheel power steering system while the aircraft is on the ground. The apparatus...
US20130233966 METHOD OF RESETTING THE ORIENTATION OF AN AIRCRAFT UNDERCARRIAGE HAVING A STEERABLE BOTTOM PORTION  
The invention provides a steering resetting method for an aircraft undercarriage that includes a leg in which a steerable bottom portion is mounted to slide against a suspension force generated by...

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