US 10,919,610 B2
Unmanned ellipsoid multi-rotor airship and respective method of construction
Luciano da Silveira Araujo, Sao Paulo (BR)
Assigned to ELIO TECNOLOGIA, SERVIÇOS E PARTICIPAÇOES LTDA., Säo Paulo (BR)
Appl. No. 15/774,266
Filed by Elio Tecnologia, Servicos E Participacoes Ltda., Sao Paulo (BR)
PCT Filed Nov. 4, 2016, PCT No. PCT/BR2016/000118
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date May 7, 2018,
PCT Pub. No. WO2017/075678, PCT Pub. Date May 11, 2017.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/251,595, filed on Nov. 5, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2018/0319476 A1, Nov. 8, 2018
Int. Cl. B64B 1/34 (2006.01); B64C 39/02 (2006.01)
CPC B64B 1/34 (2013.01) [B64C 39/024 (2013.01); B64B 2201/00 (2013.01); B64C 2201/022 (2013.01); B64C 2201/101 (2013.01); B64C 2201/108 (2013.01); B64C 2201/146 (2013.01)] 10 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An unmanned ellipsoid airship, comprising:
a body of an unmanned flight device having a control box;
a single inflatable portion filled with a gas having an ellipsoid shape and connected to the body of the unmanned flight device that provides lift to the unmanned flight device;
a lift system connected to the body of the unmanned flight device having two or more rotors that provides lift to the unmanned airship;
the control box underneath a middle of the single inflatable portion and each of the two or more rotors being connected by a rod to the control box and being adjacent a periphery of the single inflatable portion; and
wherein the airship has a systemic symmetry for weight distribution and flight control of the airship.