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Number: 244/63
Name: Aeronautics > Aircraft propulsion > Launching
Description: Devices and arrangements particularly adapted to assist in the take-off of aircraft from land or water.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8672264 Method and apparatus for retrieving a hovering aircraft Mar. 18, 2014
8669504 Hand launchable unmanned aerial vehicle Mar. 11, 2014
8662441 Unmanned aerial vehicle launch system Mar. 4, 2014
8590829 System, floating unit and method for elevating payloads Nov. 26, 2013
8584985 Launch system Nov. 19, 2013
8573536 Method and apparatus for automated launch, retrieval, and servicing of a hovering aircraft Nov. 5, 2013
8565968 Automated inspection of aircraft landing gear internal fluid levels Oct. 22, 2013
8534598 Direct flight far space shuttle Sep. 17, 2013
8528853 In-line staged horizontal takeoff and landing space plane Sep. 10, 2013
8511607 UAV launch attachment assembly and launch system Aug. 20, 2013
8500060 Aircraft with a pressurized vessel Aug. 6, 2013
8485468 Ground-based apparatus for the take-off, landing and taxiing of aircraft Jul. 16, 2013
8439301 Systems and methods for deployment and operation of unmanned aerial vehicles May. 14, 2013
8415597 Wing assembly and apparatus for launching flying object using the same Apr. 9, 2013
8387920 Device for launching unmanned missiles from an aircraft Mar. 5, 2013
8382547 Toy projectile and launcher Feb. 26, 2013
8348193 Method and apparatus for retrieving a hovering aircraft Jan. 8, 2013
8350199 Apparatus to reduce thrust oscillations in a launch vehicle Jan. 8, 2013
8336816 Sliding frame aircraft launcher Dec. 25, 2012
8275498 System and method for assessing the risk of conjunction of a rocket body with orbiting and non-orbiting platforms Sep. 25, 2012
8263919 Unmanned surveillance vehicle Sep. 11, 2012
8245968 Method and apparatus for retrieving a hovering aircraft Aug. 21, 2012
8240602 Subsea deployment of aerial payloads utilizing long-term storage of lighter than air gases Aug. 14, 2012
8205820 Transforming unmanned aerial-to-ground vehicle Jun. 26, 2012
8205828 Submersible transport and launch canister Jun. 26, 2012
8205829 Submersible transport and launch canister and methods for the use thereof Jun. 26, 2012
8196858 Aircraft configured for flight in an atmosphere having low density Jun. 12, 2012
8181906 Method and apparatus for ram deceleration in a launch system May. 22, 2012
8168929 Non-powered, aero-assisted pre-stage for ballistic rockets and aero-assisted flight vehicles May. 1, 2012
8146857 Initiating flight of a flying structure Apr. 3, 2012
8146855 Unmanned air vehicle Apr. 3, 2012
8109464 Aircraft taxiing and secondary propulsion system Feb. 7, 2012
8091461 System for water-based launch of an unmanned aerial vehicle Jan. 10, 2012
8056461 Methods and apparatus for marine deployment Nov. 15, 2011
8028521 Hydraulic catapult drive Oct. 4, 2011
8028953 Accelerating device Oct. 4, 2011
8028952 System for shipboard launch and recovery of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) aircraft and method therefor Oct. 4, 2011
7988088 Tubular air transport vehicle Aug. 2, 2011
7963481 Method and device for supporting the take-off rotation of an aircraft Jun. 21, 2011
7954755 Method of launching a catapult, catapult, and locking device Jun. 7, 2011
7946241 Methods and apparatus for marine deployment May. 24, 2011
7913948 Method and apparatus for stratospheric and space structures Mar. 29, 2011
7900866 System and methods for airborne launch and recovery of aircraft Mar. 8, 2011
7815146 Combustible outgassing material lined altitude compensating rocket nozzle Oct. 19, 2010
7811151 Toy airplane with foldable wings and a switch to activate a plane propeller Oct. 12, 2010
7712702 Methods and apparatuses for launching unmanned aircraft, including releasably gripping aircraft during launch and breaking subsequent grip motion May. 11, 2010
7665691 Aerial vehicle launching system and method Feb. 23, 2010
7658347 Micro air-vehicle transport container and launch system Feb. 9, 2010
7644891 Spacecraft low tumble linear release system Jan. 12, 2010
7594624 Flying vehicle-launching apparatus and method Sep. 29, 2009

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