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1. (WO2018182577) FUEL DELIVERY TO A VEHICLE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/182577    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/024500
Publication Date: Fri Oct 05 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Mar 29 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B64D 39/00
G01C 21/34
Applicants: FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
Inventors: DATTA GUPTA, Somak
NEUBECKER, Cynthia, M.
BENNIE, Brian
LGNACZAK, Brad, Alan
Title: FUEL DELIVERY TO A VEHICLE
Abstract:
A computer that includes a processor and memory which stores instructions executable by the processor. The instructions include: initiate, from a vehicle, a fuel delivery request for fuel delivery by an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV); in response to the initiation, instruct a communication module in the vehicle to transmit a beacon signal to enable the UAV to locate the vehicle; and coordinate a docking procedure between the UAV and the vehicle to receive fuel from the UAV.