09067668 cites 12 patents.

Methods and apparatus for an adaptable solar airframe are provided herein. In some embodiments, an adaptable solar airframe includes an expandable body having an aerodynamic cross-section that reduces parasitic air drag at any given thickness of the body, further being able to change its shape in flight in response to changes in the relative position of the sun; and a flexible solar PV system attached to the surface of the expandable body.

Title
Adaptable solar airframe with a flexible photovoltaic system
Application Number
14/91969
Publication Number
9067668 (B2)
Application Date
November 27, 2013
Publication Date
June 30, 2015
Inventor
Michael Cyrus
Summit
NJ, US
Sergey V Frolov
New Providence
NJ, US
John Peter Moussouris
Palo Alto
CA, US
Agent
Alan Taboada
Moser Taboada
Assignee
SUNLIGHT PHOTONICS
NJ, US
IPC
G01S 3/786
B64C 39/02
B64C 1/34
B64C 1/00
B64C 3/46
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