FASTER - FARTHER - SAVER! VTOL !
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Most new aircraft are incremental changes to concepts known for decades, including the V-22 Osprey (bicopter) tiltrotor and the B-2 flying wing. Also, it takes too long and costs too much to commercialize these incremental changes. Transformer Drone and SP-Drone are breaking out of this paradigm, starting with patents/applications.
#1 US 10,589,838 Multicopter with Passively-Adjusting Tiltwing. Filed 10-Sep-2019. Issued 17-Mar-2020.
#2 US 16/6783319 Multicopter with Improved Propulsor and Failsafe Operation, Filed 06-Feb-2020
#3 PCT/US20/36936 WO 2021/029947, Multicopter with Improved Propulsor and Failsafe. Filed 10-Jun-2020.
#4 PCT/US21/16*** Flat Plate Airfoil Platform Vehicle. Filed 03-Feb-2021.
Index to patents/applications: a) Example 1 [pat/appl #1, #2, #3, #4], b) Example 2 [#2, #3, #4], c) Example 3 [#2, #3, #4], d) Example 4 [#2, #4].
EXAMPLE DESIGNS http://www.terretrans.com/hs-drone.html
10X GEOMETRIC MANDATE http://www.terretrans.com/proof.html
POD APPROACH http://www.terretrans.com/pods.html
TRANSFORMER DRONE & TOWED PLATFORMS http://www.terretrans.com/transformer.html
INFINITE RANGE & 100% SOLAR http://www.terretrans.com/sp-drone.html
HYBRID ENGINES, HYDROGEN/AMMONIA, AND OTHER TECH http://www.terretrans.com/other-tech.html
PATENT POSITIONS http://www.terretrans.com/tech.html