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US20110174925 HELICOPTER LANDING PAD  
A mobile helicopter landing pad comprises a platform with one or more elongate, concave guiding channels for aligning a helicopter on the landing pad by forcing the helicopter's skates into a...
US20150112517 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MODULATING ALERTS FOR AN INTENDED RUNWAY  
A system and method provide an alert to a pilot of an aircraft aurally with a given volume and inflection, and/or visually with a text message which includes color, font, and pitch (size). The...
US20140207315 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING A HELICOPTER TERRAIN INTERCEPT POINT DURING LANDING  
A system and method displays an intercept point on a synthetic vision display that conforms to the flight path intercepting the terrain when the nose of the helicopter is pitched up during...
US20090210105 AIR-GROUND DETECTION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A method to detect if an aircraft is airborne or on the ground may include detecting at least one of a truck tilt of each main landing gear and a strut compression of each main landing gear. The...
US20120035789 ENHANCED FLIGHT VISION SYSTEM FOR ENHANCING APPROACH RUNWAY SIGNATURES  
Methods and apparatus are provided for visually enhancing approach runway signatures on en Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS). The EFVS may retrieve a location and an approach course for a...
US20140249703 METHODS AND SYSTEMS TO ACCURATELY DISPLAY LATERAL DEVIATION SYMBOLOGY IN OFFSET APPROACHES TO RUNWAYS  
Systems and methods to accurately display lateral deviation symbology in offset approaches to runways is provided. A system for on-aircraft display of lateral deviation symbology for use in offset...
US20120022727 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF ASSISTED AERIAL NAVIGATION  
A system and method of providing aerial navigation for an aircraft comprises presenting an enlarged virtual runway for an identified runway on a display, where the virtual area of the virtual...
US20150254990 METHOD OF REPORTING RUNWAY CONDITION USING BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM  
A system and method for objectively evaluating an airport runway condition, where conditions pertaining to aircraft landing factors are compiled and used to determine a runway braking condition....
US20120109428 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COMPUTING FLIGHT TIME FROM AN EQUI-DISTANCE POINT TO A REFERENCE POINT  
A system and method for computing flight time from an equi-distance point (EDP) to a reference point is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of a flight management system (FMS) of an aircraft...
US20140236390 VERTICAL TAKEOFF AND LANDING (VTOL) SMALL UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEM FOR MONITORING OIL AND GAS PIPELINES  
Extended-range monitoring and surveillance of facilities and infrastructure—such as oil, water, and gas pipelines and power lines—employs autonomous vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capable,...
US20100305786 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR APPROACH DECISION DISPLAY  
Approach Decision Display and associated methods and systems are disclosed. A method and system in accordance to one embodiment of the disclosure includes a display of operationally-relevant...
US20140195077 Systems and Methods for Runway Condition Alert and Warning  
Systems and methods for runway condition alert and warning. The system can include a first measurement system disposed on a first aircraft, the first measurement system adapted to gather telemetry...
US20150005992 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CALCULATING A FLIGHT PLAN OF AN AIRCRAFT IN A RUNWAY APPROACH PHASE  
A method for calculating a flight plan used by a flight management system of an aircraft in a runway approach phase comprises: loading an initial procedure ending at a first end point not...
US20140249702 Configuring Landing Supports for Landing on Uneven Terrain  
A system for configuring landing supports of a load to land on uneven terrain includes a terrain sensor configured to detect a terrain characteristic of the uneven terrain. The system further...
US20140277857 METHODS, SYSTEMS AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIA FOR ARMING AIRCRAFT RUNWAY APPROACH GUIDANCE MODES  
Methods, systems, and computer readable media are disclosed for direct arming aircraft runway approach guidance modes, for example and without limitation, for aircraft operational. In some...
US20110184595 Method And Device For Aiding The Piloting Of An Aircraft During A Final Approach Phase  
Method and device for aiding the piloting of an aircraft during a final approach phase. The device (1) comprises means (3) for automatically selecting an approach that will be used during the...
US20150153740 SAFE EMERGENCY LANDING OF A UAV  
Method for autonomous safe emergency landing of a powered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in the event of an engine failure. A landing approach trajectory is generated, including a downwind leg,...
US20150127196 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ALERTING OF REMAINING RUNWAY UPON LANDING BASED ON DECELERATION  
A system and method are provided for alerting of remaining runway based on deceleration, following, for example, a landing or discontinued takeoff. An advisory system compares the current aircraft...
US20120277936 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE PREDICTIONS FOR DESCENT AND APPROACH PHASES  
A system and method for aircraft performance predictions for descent and approach phases are disclosed. In one embodiment, cruise computation is stopped substantially around a default distance...
US20130079958 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING THE POSITION OF AN AIRCRAFT DURING ITS APPROACH TO A LANDING RUNWAY  
A method for guiding an aircraft during its final approach to a landing runway, whereby the aircraft is guided during its approach by aircraft position information obtained from an GNSS satellite...
US20140222257 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING A VIRTUAL INNER MARKER FOR AN AIRCRAFT LANDING APPROACH  
A system and method is disclosed for anticipating a missed approach point (MAP) during an instrument landing of an aircraft. Symbology is generated and displayed that graphically represents a...
US20140343764 Method and System for Monitoring Aircraft Flight Phase on Approach to a Runway  
The method concerns monitoring the approach phase of an aircraft to a runway. This method includes determining successive gateways of the aircraft relative to at least one characteristic point of...
US20140257602 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR INSTRUCTING AN AIRCRAFT TO PERFORM A GO-AROUND MANEUVER  
Method, and apparatus, and computer readable medium embodying the computer program product are provided for instructing a pilot of an aircraft to go-around and make another approach and landing...
US20130238174 METHOD OF CORRECTING A LATERAL TRAJECTORY ON APPROACH AS A FUNCTION OF THE ENERGY TO BE REABSORBED  
In the field of the calculation of the approach trajectory of an aircraft, and relating to a method for determining a corrected lateral approach trajectory as a function of the energy to be...
US20130138275 SYSTEM FOR GUIDING AN AIRCRAFT TO A REFERENCE POINT IN LOW VISIBILITY CONDITIONS  
A method of visually guiding a pilot flying an aircraft using one or more conformal symbols whose position is dynamically updated throughout the guidance is provided herein. The method includes...
US20140129058 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ENHANCING PILOT DECISION MAKING DURING LANDING IN CHALLENGING WEATHER  
A system and method are provided for advising a pilot if it is safe to continue an approach to landing in adverse weather conditions. The system considers flight parameters from the flight...
US20130261854 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING REMAINING RUNWAY DISTANCE DURING A LANDING-AND-HOLD-SHORT PROCEDURE  
A system and method for enhancing situational awareness onboard an aircraft comprises displaying a marker on a cockpit display visually and textually representing the distance remaining to a LAHSO...
US20110313600 INTEGRATED APPROACH NAVIGATION SYSTEM, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT  
Systems, computer program products, and methods for displaying navigation performance based flight path deviation information during the final approach segment to a runway and during landing of...
US20080255715 Navigation Guidance for Aircraft Approach and Landing  
A system and method is described for providing pilots with navigational guidance when landing in low visibility conditions and/or at airports that do not contain a ground infrastructure in place...
US20130282209 Vertical Required Navigation Performance Containment with Radio Altitude  
A monitor on-board an aircraft which uses radio altitude measurements as the basic observable altitude during runway approach. The basic concept utilizes the aircraft's navigation system, which...
US20110035082 FLIGHT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, PROCESS, AND PROGRAM PRODUCT ENABLING DYNAMIC SWITCHING BETWEEN NON-PRECISION APPROACH MODES  
Embodiments of a process and a program product are provided suitable for implantation by a flight management system (FMS), which is deployed onboard an aircraft and including a display device and...
US20090306840 VISION-BASED AUTOMATED LANDING SYSTEM FOR UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES  
The invention relates generally to the control and landing of unmanned aerial vehicles. More specifically, the invention relates to systems, methods, devices, and computer readable media for...
US20110106345 LOW VISIBILITY LANDING SYSTEM  
Examples of the present invention may include a low visibility landing system for guiding aircraft on landing approaches. The low visibility landing system may aid a pilot during landing in low...
US20100057278 SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATICALLY LANDING AIRCRAFT USING IMAGE SIGNALS AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME  
Disclosed herein are a system for automatically landing an aircraft using image signals and a method of controlling the system. The system includes an altimeter installed on the aircraft; a...
US20090024261 DEVICE FOR AIDING THE PILOTING OF AN AIRCRAFT DURING AN APPROACH PHASE FOR THE PURPOSE OF LANDING  
Device for aiding the piloting of an aircraft during an approach phase for the purpose of landing. The device (1) comprises a guidance system (8) for aiding guidance of the aircraft, in the event...
US20070106433 Methods and systems to accurately display lateral deviation symbology in offset approaches to runways  
Systems and methods to accurately display lateral deviation symbology in offset approaches to runways is provided. A system for on-aircraft display of lateral deviation symbology for use in offset...
US20130304285 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR AIDING THE FLIGHT MANAGEMENT OF AN AIRCRAFT DURING A LANDING PHASE  
A device aiding the flight management of an aircraft during a phase of landing on an airport includes means for automatically determining an adaptive aiming point that is shifted along the runway...
US20130184903 AIRCRAFT POWER PLANT, AN AIRCRAFT, AND A METHOD OF PILOTING SAID AIRCRAFT  
An aircraft power plant (2) having at least two engines (3, 4), each co-operating with respective control means (5) including respective memories (6), each memory (6) containing information for...
US20140350748 INVERTED-LANDING AIRCRAFT  
An aircraft defining an upright orientation and an inverted orientation, a ground station; and a control system for remotely controlling the flight of the aircraft. The ground station has an...
US20090319104 SYSTEM FOR GUIDING AND PILOTING AN AIRCRAFT IN CASE OF INABILITY OF THE PILOTS  
The system (1) comprises means (3A to 3D) for detecting incapacity of the pilots to control the aircraft, and means (5) for automatically guiding and piloting the aircraft until it lands at an...
US20130197727 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR AIDING THE PILOTING OF AN AIRCRAFT DURING A LANDING PHASE  
Method and device for aiding the piloting of an airplane during a landing phase for ensuring, during rollout on a landing runway, that in the nominal case the airplane will stop level with a...
US20150081142 On-Ground Braking Alerts for Airplanes  
Systems and methods for reducing the number of runway excursions (i.e., airplanes going off the end of a runway). An alerting system is provided which alerts pilots when computer calculations...
US20060206246 Second national / international management and security system for responsible global resourcing through technical management to brige cultural and economic desparity  
This invention is a societal management and security system to aid the United States and world populous in discovering a secure and civil way to move from a finite economy of fossil fuels that is...
US20100299005 SYSTEM AND METHOD TO ASSIST IN THE BRAKING OF AN AIRCRAFT ON A LANDING RUNWAY  
A system includes a means of acquiring the position of the aircraft on the runway and its speed in the taxiing phase, a means of storing data concerning the runway and a predefined deceleration...
US20100299004 SYSTEM AND METHOD TO ASSIST IN THE BRAKING OF AN AIRCRAFT ON A LANDING RUNWAY  
A system includes a means of acquiring the position of the aircraft on the runway and its speed in the taxiing phase, a means of storing data concerning the runway and a predefined deceleration...
US20120065817 LOW VISIBILITY LANDING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A low visibility landing system is provided for guiding aircraft on landing approaches. The low visibility landing system may aid a pilot during landing in low visibility conditions such that an...
US20110264312 Determining Landing Sites for Aircraft  
A routing tool is disclosed. The routing tool is configured to determine a landing site for an aircraft by receiving flight data. The routing tool identifies at least one landing site proximate to...
US20110295450 APPARATUSES AND METHODS FOR DISPLAYING AND RECEIVING TACTICAL AND STRATEGIC FLIGHT GUIDANCE INFORMATION  
Methods and apparatuses for displaying and receiving tactical and strategic flight guidance information are disclosed. A method in accordance with one aspect of the invention includes displaying...
US20100036552 AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MONITORING ENERGY HEIGHT  
A system is provided for monitoring an energy height of an aircraft during landing. The system includes a database including landing distance data; a processing unit configured to receive the...
US20070043482 Emergency descent system  
An emergency descent system is provided for automatically performing an emergency descent in a vehicle. The system monitors cabin pressure altitude and if the cabin pressure altitude exceeds a...

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