05687934 is referenced by 11 patents and cites 23 patents.

Aircraft apparatus and method capable of V/STOL (vertical, short takeoff and landing) in addition to conventional flight. For V/STOL operation, induced lift is provided by blowing air over the upper surface of each wing through a duct installed near the leading edge. Intake air is supplied to the blowing fan through a duct installed near the trailing edge, thus providing suction as well as blowing. Two fans in series are required. The engine provides power not only to the propeller but also to a transmission which provides power to the pulleys driving the belt-driven fans.

Title
V/STOL aircraft and method
Application Number
8/691471
Publication Number
5687934
Application Date
August 2, 1996
Publication Date
November 18, 1997
Inventor
Phillip R Owens
1417 Kirby St., NE., Albuquerque, 87112
NM, US
Agent
Paul Adams
Donovan F Duggan
Deborah A Peacock
IPC
B64C 21/02
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