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Number: 244/48
Name: Aeronautics > Aircraft sustentation > Sustaining airfoils > Arrangement > Variable > Incidence
Description: Sustaining airfoils so arranged that the angle between their chord line and the line of thrust of the aircraft may be altered at will, or in response to changing conditions.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8336809 System for controlling flight direction Dec. 25, 2012
8128020 Active twisting of an aircraft lifting surface via modulated clamping of substructure Mar. 6, 2012
8014910 Assisted take-off method for aircraft Sep. 6, 2011
8014906 Multi-axis trim processing Sep. 6, 2011
7997526 Moveable wings on a flying/hovering vehicle Aug. 16, 2011
7874514 Amphibious aircraft Jan. 25, 2011
7699261 Small unmanned airborne vehicle airframe Apr. 20, 2010
7637454 Apparatus and method for controlling twist of a wing of an airborne mobile platform Dec. 29, 2009
7487935 Aircraft having variable incidence wing and air cushion landing system Feb. 10, 2009
7441724 System and method for controlling a roll rate of a torsionally-disconnected freewing aircraft Oct. 28, 2008
6929216 Method and apparatus for installing and actuating movable airfoils, including canards Aug. 16, 2005
6698688 Apparatus and methods for actuating rotatable members Mar. 2, 2004
6641084 Solid oxide fuel cell as auxiliary power source installation in transport aircraft Nov. 4, 2003
6367736 Convertiplane Apr. 9, 2002
6264136 High efficiency combination wing aircraft Jul. 24, 2001
6164591 Ground-effect flying boats also applicable to aircraft, drones, and spacecraft Dec. 26, 2000
6098922 Lifting-fuselage/wing aircraft having low induced drag Aug. 8, 2000
6089503 Selectively rotatable and torsionally flexible aerodynamic control apparatus Jul. 18, 2000
RE36487 Airplane with variable-incidence wing Jan. 11, 2000
5941478 STOL/VTOL free wing aircraft with modular wing and tail Aug. 24, 1999
5918832 Wing design using a high-lift center section, augmented by all-moving wing tips and tails Jul. 6, 1999
5901924 Speed enhanced powered parachute May. 11, 1999
5897076 High-efficiency, supersonic aircraft Apr. 27, 1999
5863013 STOL/VTOL free wing aircraft with improved shock dampening and absorbing means Jan. 26, 1999
5823480 Wing with a wing grid as the end section Oct. 20, 1998
5823468 Hybrid aircraft Oct. 20, 1998
5813628 Lifting-fuselage/wing aircraft having low induced drag Sep. 29, 1998
5769358 Lifting-fuselage/wing aircraft having an elliptical forebody Jun. 23, 1998
5769359 Active feedback loop to control body pitch in STOL/VTOL free wing aircraft Jun. 23, 1998
5765777 STOL/VTOL free wing aircraft with variable pitch propulsion means Jun. 16, 1998
5758844 Vertical/short take-off and landing (V/STOL) air vehicle capable of providing high speed horizontal flight Jun. 2, 1998
5722615 Transport airplane with front empennage Mar. 3, 1998
5681014 Torsional twist airfoil control means Oct. 28, 1997
5560568 Recovery system and method for capturing and securing an air vehicle to landing platform Oct. 1, 1996
5509623 Free wing aircraft having a free wing used as an air brake to shorten roll-out following touchdown Apr. 23, 1996
5395073 STOL/VTOL free wing aircraft with articulated tail boom Mar. 7, 1995
5340057 Thrust vectoring free wing aircraft Aug. 23, 1994
5280863 Lockable free wing aircraft Jan. 25, 1994
5141176 Tilt wing VTOL aircraft Aug. 25, 1992
5104061 Dual eccentric bearing for adjustment of pivoting aircraft wings Apr. 14, 1992
5086993 Airplane with variable-incidence wing Feb. 11, 1992
4967984 Slaved tandem freewing (STF) and device Nov. 6, 1990
4928907 Compound helicopter with no tail rotor May. 29, 1990
4923144 Aircraft with pivotable wing and arrestable propellers May. 8, 1990
4863117 Profiled wing for controlled deformation and application thereof to beating wing aircraft Sep. 5, 1989
4848700 Canard control system for aircraft Jul. 18, 1989
4790494 Aircraft empennage with fixed trailing edge horizontal stabilizer Dec. 13, 1988
4773619 Aircraft structure for take-off and landing on a pilot's feet Sep. 27, 1988
4667898 Aircraft with single surface membranous airfoils May. 26, 1987
4596368 Ultralight aircraft with freely rotating wing Jun. 24, 1986

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