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1. (WO2018158686) AIRCRAFT PROVIDED WITH A SECONDARY FLIGHT ASSEMBLY

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/158686    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2018/051236
Publication Date: Sat Sep 08 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Feb 28 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: B64C 39/02
B64D 17/72
B64D 17/80
B64D 25/00
Applicants: RPS AEROSPACE S.R.L.
Inventors: LUNERTI, Giacomo
VEZZOLI, Nausicaa Asia
BERNA, Andrea
Title: AIRCRAFT PROVIDED WITH A SECONDARY FLIGHT ASSEMBLY
Abstract:
A remote piloted aircraft (1) comprising a secondary flight assembly (4) adapted to intervene in case of failure of the aircraft (1) or in an emergency, said secondary flight assembly (4) being provided with an additional control unit (5) configured to process flight relevant data, and including an additional receiver (27) configured to receive commands from the remote pilot by means of a further remote control unit (70), wherein said additional control unit (5) is configured, in case of failure or emergency, to generate, as a response, an activation command (SI) adapted to activate a first device (8) to expel an upper wing (9) placed in a first compartment (12) of the aircraft (1) and to inflate a lower wing (17) housed in a second compartment (25) of the aircraft (2), and also to generate an interdiction command (S2) of the primary propulsion unit (23), said upper wing (9) being maneuverable by means of said further remote control unit (70).