Accession Number:

ADD007021

Title:

Remotely Piloted Vehicle.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1980-03-25

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

The patent concerns a recoverable remotely piloted vehicle RPV having a deflectable canardelevator placed very close to the nose tip a constant cross section fuselage wings mounted low and well aft on the fuselage elevons a centrally positioned weaponspayload bay, with doors, located internal of the upper portion of the fuselage and, inflatable landing skids. The weaponpayload is dropped from the RVP, while the RVP is in flight in an inverted position. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Pilotless Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE