|8413932||Peripheral control ejector|
A system for augmenting ducted fan thrust is provided, the system including a peripheral ejector comprised of inner and outer cowling members. With the addition of actuators mounted between the trailing edges of the inner and outer cowling members, the system may be...
|8056866||Air-vehicle augmented kinesthetic control system|
An augmented kinesthetic control system for use with a lift platform, the lift platform comprising first and second longitudinally-spaced thrust generating means, is provided. The first and second lift planes defined by the first and second thrust generating means a...
|7231997||Hybrid drive powered lift platform|
An air-based thrust recovery system for use in a powered lift platform utilizing fixed-pitch propellers is provided. The system utilizes an air compressor coupled to the drive motor of the platform and an on-board, high pressure tank for air storage. The fixed-pitch...