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Vladimir H Pavlecka: Thrusters for airship control. Airships International, Christie Parker & Hale, September 6, 1983: US04402475 (13 worldwide citation)

The use of thrusters at the bow and stern of an airship for control of the direction, attitude, and orientation of such an airship is described. The thruster utilizes an electric motor or a gas turbine for power. In the electric motor embodiment, the motor utilizes two contra-rotating rotors which e ...


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John W Roda: Method of assembly of airship hull. Airships International, Christie Parker & Hale, April 7, 1981: US04259776 (12 worldwide citation)

A method of assembling a metal-clad rigid airship hull and apparatus for use in the assembly is disclosed. The apparatus is a rotating cradle consisting of an endless belt extending around and suspended between motor-driven cylinders. The cradle is rotated to provide angular positioning of hull surf ...


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Vladimir H Pavlecka: Gradation of skin thickness on metal-clad airship hulls. Airships International, Christie Parker & Hale, June 17, 1980: US04208027 (1 worldwide citation)

A construction of the external skin of the hull of a metal-clad airship utilizing sections of hull plating of different thickness to connect the sheets or gores of the plating of the main portion of the hull to the base skin of structural members, such as external longerons and internal frame member ...


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Pavlecka Vladimir H: Reacteurs de pilotage pour dirigeable, Thrusters for airship control. Airships International, HIRONS & ROGERS, March 22, 1983: CA1143352

THRUSTERS FOR AIRSHIP CONTROL Abstract of the Disclosure The use of thrusters at the bow and stern of an air-ship for control of the direction, attitude, and orientationof such an airship is described. The thruster utilizes anelectric motor or a gas turbine for power. In the electricmotor embodiment ...


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Pavlecka Vladimir H: Dirigeable a peau metallique, Metal-clad airship hull construction. Airships International, HIRONS & ROGERS, June 5, 1984: CA1168644

ABSTRACT OF THE DISCLOSURE A metal-clad airship hull structure in which the hullskin is thin and varies in thickness, diminshing from maximumthickness at the top of the hull toward the bow and stern andperimetrally toward the bottom. The hull utilizes internalcircular transverse principal and second ...