I have received some positive feedback from engineers and pilots. One patent pending for it. Bell Helicopters is taking a look at it, but no promises. DARPA took a look as well as a few others.…Continue
"Sorry it's been a while. Had electrical issues,I hope that I've got most of it straight. 2nd test flight this week-end. Attached vid clip is just a power down.
"Fixed pitch main hub is a good start. If you get a full collective then you must deal with the angular difference between retreating and advancing blades when maneuvering from a hover into lateral flight... lets say in a left lateral shift…"
I have received some positive feedback from engineers and pilots. One patent pending for it. Bell Helicopters is taking a look at it, but no promises. DARPA took a look as well as a few others. Human Interface Rotor System helicopter (HIR) US Patent App. # 12,462,595www.envisionhelicopters.comThe HIR airframe uses "human interface" in conjunction with an offset axis gimbal joint to "morph" the airframe thereby tilting the rotor disc for…See More
military full time; part time independent inventor / basement engineer.
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Mostly rotorcraft; I enjoy mechanical problem solving in left field; 1 patent; still tweaking it; www.envisionhelicopters.com; not a business yet.....at least not until I retire in 4 years. I'm really inrigued with HMI / HAM and smart control systems integrated into aircraft, but with a realistic approach.
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