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Snyder Stephen L: Powered airfoil canopy aircraft.. Snyder Stephen Louis, January 9, 1985: EP0130925-A1 (8 worldwide citation)

Load lines connect chordwise spaced portions of a ram air inflated, airfoil canopy to spaced anchors connected to a pilot supporting vehicle frame on which a forward thrust producing unit is removably mounted. The geometry of the assembled aircraft enhances take-off inflation of the canopy, establis ...


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Self-inflating flexible wing. Dell Simon Charles, November 24, 1982: GB2098563-A (8 worldwide citation)

A parafoil for supporting a flying machine for use as a kite, or as a parachute, which parafoil (20) has a forwardly extending central section (22) open at the front (24) to scoop in air during flight, and wings (28) attached to the rear of the central section and which receive air into the interior ...


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Berthomme Sylvain: Kite structure of the wing type with inflatable compartments. Voile Systeme, May 25, 1990: FR2639247-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

Kite structure, particularly used for pulling movable devices with the aid of the wind, comprising a wing structure 10 consisting of juxtaposed inflatable compartments 14 equipped with an air inlet 24 and connected together via their lateral faces 16, and suspending ropes 12, characterised in that t ...


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Aerial apparatus for supporting a load. Domina Cleophase Jalbert, October 4, 1967: GB1086126-A (5 worldwide citation)

1,086,126. Flexible wing aircraft; parachutes; kites. D. C. JALBERT. July 27, 1965 [Oct. 1, 1964], No. 32091/65. Headings B7G and B7W. A flexible wing aircraft comprises upper and lower panels 5, 6 connected by flexible (e.g. textile) ribs 10 and stitched together at their edges, the wing having fro ...


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Automatically opening parachute. Granger Jean Michel, March 29, 1996: FR2724909-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

The parachute incorporates in its sails inflatable stiffening rolls which are inflated by gas pressure. The inflated rolls deploy the parachute sails. The rolls are placed diagonally across the sail as far as its ends. The inflation valve is located at the intersection of rolls. Pressurised gas is s ...


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Flynn John Patrick Peter: Light aircraft.. Powerchute Systems Internation, August 17, 1988: EP0278784-A2 (4 worldwide citation)

A light aircraft has a parachute-wing (6) which supports a carriage (1). Motive power is provided by an engine (3) which drives a single propeller (4). Propeller torque reaction is compensated for by permanent adjustment of the relative lengths of the rigging lines (7) which support the carriage (1) ...


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Kief Horst Dr Med: Glider with a variable lift-to-drag ratio.. Kief Horst Dr Med, May 30, 1984: EP0109448-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

1. A gliding flight apparatus with variable glide factor formed from individual profiles (1, 2, 3) arranged one behind the other in the main flight direction and directly associated one with another in the sense of a multiple slotted wing, between which profiles are provided openings (wing slots) ac ...


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Parachute. Sutton Stephen, January 17, 1975: FR2234188-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a parachute of the ram air canopy type wherein a canopy is made from a skin formed into a series of elongated, inflatable parallel cells disposed in side-by-side relation to constitute an airfoil when inflated. The inventive concept of the application is the formation of op ...


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Aerofoils. Etudes Et Fab Aeronautiques, April 26, 1973: GB1314579-A (4 worldwide citation)

1314579 Aerofoils; sails ETUDES ET FABRICATIONS AERONAUTIQUES 5 Aug 1970 [8 Aug 1969] 37768/70 Headings B7G and B7V An aerofoil for use as a parachute canopy, aircraft wing or boat sail, comprises at least in part a plurality of nozzle pockets 1 each of generally pyramidal form and each constructed ...



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