US 11,053,021 B2
Unmanned aerial vehicle and method for indicating a landing zone
Paul Di Benedetto, Vaughan (CA); and Gregory Colacitti, Vaughan (CA)
Filed by Drone Delivery Canada Corp., Vaughan (CA)
Filed on Oct. 27, 2017, as Appl. No. 15/796,214.
Prior Publication US 2019/0127083 A1, May 2, 2019
Int. Cl. B64D 47/06 (2006.01); B64D 45/08 (2006.01); B64D 47/08 (2006.01)
CPC B64D 47/06 (2013.01) [B64D 45/08 (2013.01); B64D 47/08 (2013.01); B64C 2201/127 (2013.01); B64C 2201/18 (2013.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. An unmanned aerial vehicle comprising: a body for carrying an article; at least one rotor; and a light source for generating a light beam to define a pattern for a landing zone for the unmanned aerial vehicle, wherein the light beam has a variable cone angle, whereby the landing zone indicated by the light source remains of substantially constant area, as the unmanned aerial vehicle the descends.