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US20110224849 EMERGENCY DESCENT INTERVENTION SYSTEM  
An emergency descent system for turbocharged piston engine powered aircraft. The flight management system is configured to challenge the pilot after a period of inactivity. Acknowledgment from the...
US20110276200 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PERFORMING EXCESSIVE NEGATIVE PITCH ALERT AND BIASING SINK RATE ALERT  
Systems and methods that alert the pilot of the unusual negative pitch attitude. Additionally, the system can bias a “sink rate” envelope toward a more sensitive direction, such that the pilot can...
US20110172855 AIRCRACT ATTITUDE SYSTEMS AND RELATED METHODS  
Aircraft attitude systems are provided. A representative aircraft attitude system includes: a detection system operative to determine an attitude of an aircraft in which the detection system is...
US20140074324 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR INDICATING WHETHER AN AIRCRAFT IS WITHIN DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE CRITERIA FOR AN IFR PROCEDURE TURN  
Methods and systems are provided for displaying visually distinguishing characteristics if an aircraft is below a minimum altitude or beyond a maximum distance when executing a procedure turn. A...
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...
US20100305784 Embedded Ground Proximity Warning System for Helicopters  
A system for warning a pilot of a helicopter of a flight-into-terrain hazard includes a signal processing component that determines helicopter flight conditions by fusing data obtained from...
US20070179686 System for reducing carbon brake wear  
A brake monitoring system is described for use on aircraft having carbon brakes. The system displays the number of times the brakes have been applied in a preselected counting interval such as...
US20100082186 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR INDICATING WHETHER AN AIRCRAFT IS BELOW A MINIMUM ALTITUDE CRITERION FOR A SECTOR  
Methods and systems are provided for indicating whether an aircraft is below a designated minimum safe altitude level for an altitude sector. A method comprises displaying a graphical...
US20110029162 Systems and methods for selectively altering a ground proximity message  
Systems and methods for selectively altering a ground proximity warning message. In an embodiment, a ground proximity warning system for a flight vehicle includes a processor that is configured to...
US20100042273 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR AIRCRAFT, FOR AVOIDING COLLISION WITH THE TERRAIN  
This system accompanies the alarms of TAWS type and in particular the alarms of “Avoid terrain” type indicating to the pilot that he has passed the limit point of success of a standard vertical...
US20090012661 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CHANGING THE ZONES PROHIBITED TO AN AIRCRAFT  
The present invention relates to a device and method for changing the zones prohibited to an aircraft. The method comprises a phase of defining the geometry of the restricted-access zones and...
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...
US20080119971 AUTOMATIC TURBULENCE DETECTION METHOD  
The invention relates to a method for automatic detection of turbulence by a second aircraft, by information exchange between the second aircraft and at least a first aircraft. The first aircraft...
US20110276201 TAWS WITH ALERT SUPPRESSION  
An aircraft terrain awareness warning system is disclosed that includes an interface for entering flight plan details of an aircraft including at least one waypoint. The terrain awareness warning...
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...
US20090157240 ADVISORY SYSTEM TO AID PILOT RECOVERY FROM SPATIAL DISORIENTATION DURING AN EXCESSIVE ROLL  
Systems and methods for outputting instructions when a vehicle is not responding to a roll-angle alert. An example system includes one or more altitude sensors that determine one of altitude above...
US20100100261 Method and Device of Terrain Avoidance for an Aircraft  
According to the invention, an altitude profile (PA) representative of the terrain overflown by the aircraft (AC) is established, and then an altitude limit curve (C) which comprises an...
US20050113985 Obstacle avoidance system for rotary wing aircraft  
An airborne obstacle detector for a helicopter includes a visual display, a GPS receiver and an altimeter for indicating the position and course of an aircraft. A computer provides moving map data...
US20070198141 Cockpit display system  
A cockpit display system has a display, such as a multi-function display (MFD) for displaying a graphical representation of an input device when a sensor senses that an aviator's finger is...
US20120004793 AIRCRAFT HOVER SYSTEM AND METHOD  
An aircraft hover system for enabling an aircraft to hover at a target spatial location represented by GPS location coordinates. The hover system includes a display screen rendering a display...
US20100198432 STABLE APPROACH MONITOR (SAM) SYSTEM  
An improved stable approach monitor (SAM) system provides an audible advisory to a pilot when an aircraft is on a final landing approach. More specifically, the SAM system compares a measured...
US20090240386 DEVICE FOR ISSUING AUTHORIZATION TO ACT ON THE OPERATING CONDITIONS OF AN AIRCRAFT ENGINE AND ENGINE CONTROL SYSTEM COMPRISING SAME  
The invention concerns a device (1) comprising first means (4, 10) for determining particular parameters concerning the aircraft, including the position of a power lever controlling the supply of...
US20100094486 Method and Device for Monitoring the Ability to Navigate of an Aircraft During a Phase of Flight Close to the Ground  
The device (1) comprises a screen (13) which simultaneously displays a sign representing a selected setpoint value relating to a height parameter which is used during the phase of flight, and a...
US20110251741 METHOD OF ALERT CALCULATION FOR AN AIRCRAFT GROUND PROXIMITY WARNING SYSTEM  
The invention relates to a method of alert calculation for an aircraft obstruction proximity warning system including a step for detecting a hazardous flight situation capable of triggering an...
US20080243316 Method For Setting an Aircraft Barometric Altitude  
The invention relates to a method for aiding the setting of the barometric altitude of an aircraft equipped with a means (11, 12) for determining the altitude not using the barometric pressure,...
US20070239326 Systems and methods for monitoring an altitude in a flight vehicle  
Systems and methods for monitoring an altitude in a flight vehicle are disclosed. In an embodiment, a system includes a barometric altimeter system operable to determine an altitude of the flight...
US20120004792 Weber-box, an aviation display device to support spatial awareness  
A method for displaying information to a pilot or operator of a manned or unmanned aerial vehicle to facilitate safe operation of the aerial vehicle includes the steps of providing a display...
US20100125381 METHOD AND DEVICE OF TERRAIN AVOIDANCE FOR AN AIRCRAFT  
According to the invention, a terrain avoidance maneuver is engaged when the alerts of a given pair of alerts are emitted simultaneously, the triggering of one of the alerts depending on the...
US20050209745 Method and apparatus for taking over an aircraft in case of an emergency  
A method of protecting an airborne aircraft against hijacking, involves activating an autopilot system for automatically flying an aircraft to a landing at a nearest airport in communication with...
US20080059008 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING AND ALERTING MIS-SETTING OF BAROMETRIC ALTIMETER SETTING DURING A TRANSITION ALTITUDE  
Systems and methods for producing an advisory if barometric altitude transition setting needs adjusting in an aircraft. In one embodiment, the method determines transition altitude, receives an...
US20070250223 METHOD AND A DEVICE FOR MONITORING THE MINIMUM FLYING ALTITUDE OF AN AIRCRAFT  
The present invention relates to a method and a device for monitoring the minimum flying altitude of an aircraft. The method comprises a phase for calculating a vertical flight profile describing...
US20080215197 Method and Device for Detecting a Risk of Collison of an Aircraft with the Surrounding Terrain  
The invention concerns a device (1) comprising means (5) having knowledge of the terrain profile, means (7) for determining effective values of particular flight parameters, checking means for (9)...
US20100286851 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SELECTIVELY ALTERING A GROUND PROXIMITY MESSAGE  
Systems and methods for selectively altering a ground proximity warning message. In an embodiment, a ground proximity warning system for a flight vehicle includes a processor that is configured to...
US20100036550 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPROVING PILOT SITUATIONAL AWARENESS DURING LANDING  
Systems and methods for generating an alert to the pilot of an aircraft during a deep/long landing situation. An example system includes a database that stores runway information, a position...
US20090005919 Method and Device for Detecting a Lateral Dissymmetry of an Aircraft  
Method and device for detecting a lateral dissymmetry of an aircraft. The detection device (1) comprises a means (7) for detecting a lateral dissymmetry, as a function of the cement value of a...
US20080183344 Systems and methods for communicating restricted area alerts  
A method and system are provided for generating a restricted area alert. As a vehicle nears geographic location(s) through which traffic is restricted, sensor(s) detect the geographic position of...
US20090157241 METHOD OF PROTECTING AN AIRCRAFT BY SIGNALLING AGAINST THE RISKS OF COLLISION WITH THE TERRAIN IN PROCEDURES WITH REDUCED PROTECTION CORRIDOR  
The present invention relates to a method of protecting an aircraft in approach by signalling against the risks of collision with the terrain in steep-sided environments, in order to avoid...
US20080172148 Method and Device For Making Secure Low Altitude Automatic Flight of an Aircraft  
The invention concerns a device (1) comprising first means (3) for determining a threshold value depending at least on one low altitude flight path, which is followed by an aircraft, as well as on...
US20100292872 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR AUTOMATICALLY DETECTING A LATERAL DISSYMETRY OF AN AIRCRAFT  
The device (1) includes means (2, 3, 4) for observing the overall conditions of the aircraft and for determining whether the lateral behaviour thereof is normal.
US20080312780 Methods, systems and computer program products for communicating auditory alert to aircraft  
Systems, methods, and computer-program products for communicating auditory alerts about runway hazards to aircraft. A conflict on at least one arrival runway is identified using information...
US20080133073 PARKING BRAKE CONTROL FOR AN AIRCRAFT HAVING AN ELECTRIC BRAKE SYSTEM  
A system and procedures for setting a parking brake for an aircraft having an electric brake system are disclosed. Electric activation of a parking brake as described herein mimics the sequence of...
US20080125930 Automatic engine fuel flow monitoring and alerting fuel leak detection method  
A method for automatically monitoring and alerting a fuel leak downstream of an engine fuel flow meter in an aircraft is provided. The method uses existing engine sensor data to input into a...
US20070050140 Rotary wing aircraft flight control system with a proximity cueing and avoidance system  
An obstacle avoidance system according to the present invention may include an input control device, a sensor suite, and a communication feedback loop. The input control device is preferably...
US20100174424 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CRUISE MONITORING AND ALERTING  
A monitoring system is disclosed for use with a mobile platform being operated by an operator. The system may make use of a database for containing operational information and procedures relating...
US20100250032 PREDICTED PATH SELECTION SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR HAZARD CODING IN SELECTIVELY CONSTRAINED AIRCRAFT CONTROL SYSTEMS  
A surveillance system detects potential hazards and alerts the pilot to them. The alerts can be modified to indicate proximity to the predicted path of the aircraft. An autopilot receives...
US20080010004 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR REAL-TIME ENHANCED SITUATIONAL AWARENESS  
A system and method of automatically advising an individual, in real-time, of all available facts related to a current situation. The method is facilitated by a system, which automatically...
US20170068251 VEHICLE ALTITUDE RESTRICTIONS AND CONTROL  
Systems, methods, and devices are provided for providing flight response to flight-restricted altitudes. The altitude of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) may be compared with an altitude...
US20160362192 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR AUTOMATICALLY MONITORING A SELF-CONTAINED APPROACH OF AN AIRCRAFT  
A method and device for automatically monitoring a self-contained approach of an aircraft. The device (1) includes a computation unit (8) for calculating, in real time, a first limit depending on...
US20160290825 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ATTITUDE FAULT DETECTION IN ONE OR MORE INERTIAL MEASUREMENT UNITS  
Systems and methods for attitude fault detection in an inertial measurement unit (IMU) are disclosed. In one embodiment, an avionics system comprises: an IMU configured to produce a calculated...

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