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Number: 342/65
Name: Communications: directive radio wave systems and devices (e.g., radar, radio navigation) > Return signal controls external device > Aircraft guidance > With terrain avoidance or alarm
Description: Subject matter including means either (1) to automatically control the aircraft to follow ground contour or to prevent the aircraft from hitting ground based obstacles or (2) to develop signals to alert the aircraft operator.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8633835 Display of climb capability for an aircraft based on potential states for the aircraft Jan. 21, 2014
8576112 Broadband multifunction airborne radar device with a wide angular coverage for detection and tracking, notably for a sense-and-avoid function Nov. 5, 2013
8571728 Systems and methods for embedding aircraft attitude data and detecting inconsistent aircraft attitude information Oct. 29, 2013
8558731 System for and method of sequential lobing using less than full aperture antenna techniques Oct. 15, 2013
8514105 Aircraft energy management display for enhanced vertical situation awareness Aug. 20, 2013
8498758 ILS-based altitude data generation system, device, and method Jul. 30, 2013
8477062 Radar-based system, module, and method for presenting steering symbology on an aircraft display unit Jul. 2, 2013
8452536 Method of definition of a navigation system May. 28, 2013
8427360 Apparatus and method for assisting vertical takeoff vehicles Apr. 23, 2013
8380425 Autonomous collision avoidance system for unmanned aerial vehicles Feb. 19, 2013
8373590 Method and a system for processing and displaying images of the surroundings of an aircraft Feb. 12, 2013
8279108 Viewing device for an aircraft comprising means for displaying aircraft exhibiting a risk of collision Oct. 2, 2012
8244424 Database comprising topographical information on obstacles and method for generating one such database Aug. 14, 2012
8234068 System, module, and method of constructing a flight path used by an avionics system Jul. 31, 2012
8232910 RTAWS active tower hazard detection system Jul. 31, 2012
8134491 Systems and methods for terrain and obstacle detection by weather radar Mar. 13, 2012
8120615 System and method for generating terrain representation Feb. 21, 2012
8098192 System for distinguishing among radar returns using information from a database Jan. 17, 2012
8098176 Systems and methods for adjusting landing gear alert envelope for offshore platforms and building-top landings Jan. 17, 2012
8094937 System and method for labeling feature clusters in frames of image data for optical navigation Jan. 10, 2012
7956797 System and method for measuring a relative distance between vehicle components using ultra-wideband techniques Jun. 7, 2011
7890248 Ground operations and advanced runway awareness and advisory system Feb. 15, 2011
7889117 Less than full aperture high resolution phase process for terrain elevation estimation Feb. 15, 2011
7872594 Radar-based terrain awareness warning system attenuation alert Jan. 18, 2011
7859449 System and method for a terrain database and/or position validation Dec. 28, 2010
7859448 Terrain avoidance system and method using weather radar for terrain database generation Dec. 28, 2010
7843380 Half aperture antenna resolution system and method Nov. 30, 2010
7839322 System for detecting obstacles in the vicinity of a touchdown point Nov. 23, 2010
7818127 Collision avoidance for vehicle control systems Oct. 19, 2010
7818115 Procedure for determining a navigation solution of a navigation system with a Terrain Navigation Module, as well as a navigation system Oct. 19, 2010
7804395 Mobile radio communication system Sep. 28, 2010
7791529 System for estimating the speed of an aircraft, and an application thereof to detecting obstacles Sep. 7, 2010
7777668 Radar altimeter with forward looking radar and data transfer capabilities Aug. 17, 2010
7737878 Collision and conflict avoidance system for autonomous unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) Jun. 15, 2010
7715978 Method of positioning perspective terrain on SVS primary flight displays using terrain database and radio altitude May. 11, 2010
7698058 System, method and apparatus for searching geographic area using prioritized spatial order Apr. 13, 2010
7639175 Method and apparatus for estimating terrain elevation using a null response Dec. 29, 2009
7633430 Terrain awareness system with false alert suppression Dec. 15, 2009
7634335 Distance estimating method for aircraft taking air navigation restrictions into account Dec. 15, 2009
7616150 Null steering system and method for terrain estimation Nov. 10, 2009
7579978 Radar based runway confirmation database acquisition system Aug. 25, 2009
7479920 Obstacle and terrain avoidance sensor Jan. 20, 2009
7400951 Method and device for automatic guidance of an aircraft, for a flight at least in part at low altitude Jul. 15, 2008
7395156 System and method for geo-registration with global positioning and inertial navigation Jul. 1, 2008
7321812 Method of terrain following Jan. 22, 2008
7280897 Intervisibility determination Oct. 9, 2007
7262713 System and method for a safe depiction of terrain, airport and other dimensional data on a perspective flight display with limited bandwidth of data presentation Aug. 28, 2007
7239265 Method for evaluating and controlling a radar installation Jul. 3, 2007
7154392 Wide-area intruder detection and tracking network Dec. 26, 2006
7130449 Method and system for ground imaging Oct. 31, 2006

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