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US20100004801 Air Navigation Aid Method and System Making it Possible to Maintain Vertical Margins  
The invention relates to a calculation method for an aircraft navigation aid system making it possible to maintain a vertical safety margin with an obstruction profile, the aircraft comprising a...
US20090267800 REPRESENTING A HOLDING PATTERN ON A VERTICAL SITUATION DISPLAY  
Techniques for representing a holding pattern on a vertical situation display are described. The vertical situation display has a first screen area to depict the holding pattern and second screen...
US20120022724 Automatic Management Method And Device Of A Lateral Trajectory For An Emergency Descent Of An Aircraft  
Automatic management method and device of a lateral trajectory for an emergency descent of an aircraft. The device automatically modifies lateral setpoints of the aircraft (AC) when a failure (5)...
US20110035080 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...
US20080234882 METHOD AND DEVICE TO ASSIST IN THE PILOTING OF AN AIRCRAFT IN A LANDING PHASE  
Method and device to assist in the piloting of an aircraft in a landing phase. The device (1) comprises means (12) for applying a maximum braking of the aircraft if there is a risk of longitudinal...
US20080140270 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...
US20110251740 FOUR-DIMENSIONAL NAVIGATION OF AN AIRCRAFT  
The present invention relates to methods of controlling the flight path of an aircraft to follow as closely as possible a predetermined four-dimensional flight path, such as when flying continuous...
US20140316616 UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING SAME  
One variation of a method for imaging an area of interest includes: within a user interface, receiving a selection for a set of interest points on a digital map of a physical area and receiving a...
US20100305785 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ACTIVATING AN AUTOMATIC PILOTING MODE OF AN AIRCRAFT  
A method and a device for activating an automatic piloting mode of an aircraft are disclosed. The device can include means for engaging an automatic pilot mode, when (i) the current distance of...
US20090292410 PILOTING METHOD AND DEVICE AVOIDING THE PILOT INDUCED OSCILLATIONS  
A piloting method and device avoiding the Pilot Induced Oscillations. According to the invention, a piloting order (δ) is filtered by means of a non-linear filter (12), the filtering function of...
US20080306639 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR FILTERING TERRAIN AN OBSTACLE ANTI-COLLISION ALERTS FOR AIRCRAFT  
The present invention relates to a device and methods for filtering anti-collision alerts for aircraft having a locating system charting the position of the aircraft and estimating the precision...
US20080119970 Precision Approach Guidance System And Associated Method  
A precision approach guidance system that provides flying craft guidance information during a precision approach to a landing site and methods associated therewith are provided. In one embodiment,...
US20080177429 ALTITUDE MONITORING SYSTEM FOR AIRCRAFT  
An altitude monitoring system for an aircraft, comprising an input unit that makes it possible to receive or enter cleared flight level and cleared maximum and minimum altitudes into the system,...
US20100042272 HYBRID ACARS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM  
The invention concerns a communication system via ACARS messages intended to be placed onboard an aircraft, said system comprising a router (310, 310′) adapted to route said messages from and to a...
US20100250031 PROPULSIVE GUIDANCE FOR ATMOSPHERIC SKIP ENTRY TRAJECTORIES  
The invention set forth herein describes propulsive guidance methods and apparatus for controlling and shaping an atmospheric skip reentry trajectory for a space vehicle. Embodiments of the...
US20080300739 METHOD OF GENERATING AN AIRCRAFT FLIGHT PLAN  
The field of the invention is that of the generation of an aircraft flight plan. The invention more specifically relates to a method of generating a flight plan enabling an aircraft to link a...
US20090062973 STALL, BUFFETING, LOW SPEED AND HIGH ATTITUDE PROTECTION SYSTEM  
A flight control system moves elevators according to a pilot command summed with an automatic command. The flight control system monitors a set of flight parameters to determine if the flight...
US20080133071 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ACTIVE CONTROL OF THE ROLL OF AN AIRCRAFT  
The control device (1) comprises means (2) for determining a roll objective, and means (6) for calculating, on the basis of this roll objective, a deflection order which is applied exclusively to...
US20140200752 Meteorological Modelling Method for Calculating an Aircraft Flight Plan  
The invention relates to a meteorological modelling method for calculating an aircraft flight plan, the aircraft comprising a communication means and a navigation management system. The method...
US20090030566 Navigating UAVs In Formation  
Navigating UAVs in formation, including assigning pattern positions to each of a multiplicity of UAVs flying together in a pattern; identifying a waypoint for each UAV in dependence upon the UAV's...
US20060259216 System and method for calibrating on-board aviation equipment  
A method is provided for testing the accuracy of on-board aviation equipment. The method includes calculating a first altitude of an in-flight aircraft from a plurality of measurements taken from...
US20100256839 Performing Corrective Action on Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Using One Axis of Three-Axis Magnetometer  
Methods and systems are provided for using a measurement of only one axis of a three-axis magnetometer to perform at least one corrective action on an unmanned aerial vehicle (“UAV”). An exemplary...
US20080167761 Method and Device for Flying an Aircraft According to at Least One Flying Line  
The inventive device (1) comprises means (2) for determining a control value corresponding to an instruction value representing the actuation of a control member (3) by a pilot, means (5) for...
US20080147254 Systems and Methods for Controlling Dynamic Systems  
A control system (12) for controlling velocity and attitude of a dynamic system (20) includes a velocity controller configured to receive a desired velocity command and output a velocity error in...
US20080097658 Flight Control System Having a Three Control Loop Design  
A flight control system is configured for controlling the flight of an aircraft utilizing a three control loop design to robustly increase system performance. An inner loop comprises an improved...
US20120016540 Method And Device For Aiding The Control Of Guiding Modes Transitions Of An Aircraft  
The device includes means (15A, 15B) for determining and using a heading target which represents the heading value reached by the aircraft (AC) at the end of a procedure of folding the wings of...
US20080294307 Aircraft Guidance Using Localizer Capture Criteria for Rectilinear Displacement Data  
Systems and methods for aircraft guidance using a localizer capture criteria for rectilinear displacement data are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes determining a rectilinear...
US20080161983 Method and a device for providing assistance in piloting a rotorcraft at takeoff  
The invention relates to a method of piloting a rotorcraft having a plurality of engines for driving at least one lift and propulsion rotor, in which method, so long as the rotorcraft has not...
US20100087970 DYNAMIC ROLL ANGLE STALL PROTECTION FOR AN AIRCRAFT  
A method, apparatus, and computer program product are present for operating an aircraft. A roll angle limit is identified using a load factor selected to allow a lateral maneuvering capability of...
US20090138144 VERTICAL PATH CONTROL AUGMENTATION USING LATERAL CONTROL SURFACES  
In one embodiment of a method for reducing vertical position errors of an aircraft, the displacement of the aircraft from a commanded vertical path may be determined. A determination may be made...
US20080228395 Positioning Device, and Navigation System  
A positioning device that detects a position of a mobile body with a radio navigation positioning unit includes: first and second autonomous sensors obtaining behavioral information on the mobile...
US20100152931 Meteorological Modelling Method for Calculating an Aircraft Flight Plan  
The invention relates to a meteorological modelling method for calculating an aircraft flight plan, the aircraft comprising a communication means and a navigation management system. The method...
US20100090068 AIRCRAFT WITH WINGS WHOSE MAXIMUM LIFT CAN BE ALTERED BY CONTROLLABLE WING COMPONENTS  
The present invention relates to an aircraft with wings whose maximum lift can be altered by controllable wing components. By means of a regulating device, depending on flight state parameters and...
US20090222151 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR LIMITING AN AIRCRAFT CONTROL SURFACE STEERING ANGLE  
The disclosed embodiments concern a process for limiting the control surface steering angle of an aircraft, including operations to: determine the maximum permissible steering angle in function of...
US20110196549 Vertical Situation Awareness System for Aircraft  
A method and apparatus for displaying a predicted path on a vertical profile to operate a vehicle. A path is predicted for the vehicle in response to an event occurring. The path has a turning...
US20090254229 CONTROL DEVICE AND METHOD AND UNMANNED HELICOPTER HAVING THE SAME  
A control method comprises calculating a target value for at least one of a plurality of control parameters of a control target. The method also comprises performing feedback control of the...
US20130215433 HOVER CMM  
It is a purpose of this invention to provide a Hover CMM to accurately measure an object. The Hover CMM comprises: a probe, an air vehicle and a localiser. The probe is mounted on the air vehicle....
US20170160749 METHOD AND A DEVICE FOR PILOTING AN AIRCRAFT  
A method of assisting the piloting of an aircraft having at least one actuator acting on a control member. The aircraft has a main measurement system and a secondary measurement system...
US20170154535 UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE AUTHORIZATION AND GEOFENCE ENVELOPE DETERMINATION  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for unmanned aerial vehicle authorization and geofence envelope determination. One of the methods...
US20170150308 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DEFINING AND IMPLEMENTING RULES FOR THREE DIMENSIONAL GEOFENCES  
The present invention is directed to methods and systems for enforcing at least one rule within a geofence. The rule is enforced by a fencing agent on an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The...
US20170068252 AIRCRAFT ATTITUDE CONTROL METHODS  
Systems and methods are provided for aircraft attitude control. The aircraft attitude control may take physical parameters of the aircraft into account. For example, one or more aircraft...
US20170060141 AIRCRAFT STALL PROTECTION SYSTEM  
An aircraft stall protection system and method include calculating a first angle of attack and a second angle of attack based on aircraft configuration and environmental conditions, the first...
US20170029134 UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE CONTROL METHOD AND UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE USING SAME  
A control method for an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is provided. The method includes: obtaining, from a depth-sensing camera, images of a surface below the unmanned aerial vehicle; obtaining,...
US20170021936 ENGINE CONTROL COMPUTER OF AIRCRAFT, AND AIRCRAFT  
The invention deals with the restriction on the mode change of an engine due to latching in the case of restarting the engine that has stopped in flight. A FADEC that controls an engine of an...
US20160332743 TECHNIQUE FOR OPTIMIZING ENGINE PERFORMANCE USING FUEL TEMPERATURE  
A method of protecting fuel hardware for a gas turbine engine in an aircraft is disclosed. The method may include determining a current altitude of the aircraft, and controlling a temperature of...
US20160293019 METHOD OF MEASURING STATE OF DRONE  
Disclosed is a method of measuring a state of a drone. The method of measuring the state of the drone in a state in which a plurality of drones and a ground control station (GCS) are connected...
US20160244161 UNMANNED AIRCRAFT HAVING FLIGHT LIMITATIONS  
An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) having flight control components for controlling the speed, altitude, and direction of flight of the UAV. A control circuit is configured to generate flight...
US20160179096 LAUNCHING UNMANNED AERIAL COPTER FROM MID-AIR  
An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) copter for consumer photography or videography can be launched by a user throwing the UAV copter into mid-air. The UAV copter can detect that the UAV copter has...
US20160170416 FLYING APPARATUS AND METHOD OF REMOTELY CONTROLLING A FLYING APPARATUS USING THE SAME  
The flying apparatus of the invention includes a main body, a first distance sensor and a second distance sensor. The first distance sensor and the second distance sensor are disposed at the...
US20160124435 3D SCANNING AND IMAGING METHOD UTILIZING A SELF-ACTUATING COMPACT UNMANNED AERIAL DEVICE  
New methods, systems and devices for the efficient activation of drone devices and scanning of objects for the processing of 3D image models are disclosed. These methods, systems and devices...

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