(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 18 July 2018 (18.07.2018)

Information valid as of: 17 December 2018 (17.12.2018)

Report generated on: 24 April 2019 (24.04.2019)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2019/00783510 January 2019 (10.01.2019) English (EN)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/EP2018/06757029 June 2018 (29.06.2018) English (EN)

(31) Priority number(s): (32) Priority date(s): (33) Priority status:
1710588.3 (GB)03 July 2017 (03.07.2017)

(51) International Patent Classification:
B64C 39/02 (2006.01); B64D 47/08 (2006.01); F16M 11/20 (2006.01); G05D 1/00 (2006.01); B64C 25/02 (2006.01); B64C 25/32 (2006.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
SWARM SYSTEMS LIMITED [GB/GB]; 27 Beechcroft Road Bushey Hertfordshire WD23 2JU (GB) (for all designated states)

(72) Inventor(s):
CRAMPTON, Stephen; 20 Hereford Road London London Middlesex W2 4AA (GB)

(74) Agent(s):
DOWNING IP LIMITED; Grosvenor House 9 Horseshoe Crescent Beaconsfield Buckinghamshire HP9 1LJ (GB)

(54) Title (EN): PERCHED AIR VEHICLE THAT PANS
(54) Title (FR): VÉHICULE AÉRIEN PERCHÉ APTE À FAIRE DES PANORAMIQUES

(57) Abstract:
(EN): A hovering air vehicle (HAV) comprising a main body (1) with a plurality of actuators each with a rotor, at least one payload unit (2) on a gimbal (3), the main body is connected by a rotating element (4) to an undercarriage (5), the HAV is operable when perched such that when at least one of the rotors is spun up, the main body of the HAV pans.
(FR): L'invention concerne un véhicule aérien à vol stationnaire (HAV) comprenant un corps principal (1) doté d'une pluralité d'actionneurs comportant chacun un rotor, au moins une unité de charge utile (2) sur une suspension à cardan (3). Le corps principal est relié par un élément tournant (4) à un train d'atterrissage (5). Le HAV pefonctionner lorsqu'il est perché de sorte que, lorsqu'au moins un rotor est tourné vers le haut, le corps principal du HAV puisse faire un panoramique.

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 13 August 2018 (13.08.2018) [EP]

International Report on Patentability (IPRP) Chapter II of the PCT:
Not available

(81) Designated States:
AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BN, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DJ, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IR, IS, JO, JP, KE, KG, KH, KN, KP, KR, KW, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PA, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, QA, RO, RS, RU, RW, SA, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW
European Patent Office (EPO) : AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) : BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, KM, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) : BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, ST, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW
Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) : AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, RU, TJ, TM