Active stabilization of a refueling drogue

Aeronautics and astronautics – Aircraft structure – Fuel supply

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C244S003230, C244S0010TD

Reexamination Certificate

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10849927

ABSTRACT:
A refueling drogue adapted to connect to a refueling hose extending from a refueling aircraft. The drogue may include an active stabilization system adapted to effectively stabilize the refueling drogue via control surfaces on the refueling drogue when the refueling drogue is placed in an airstream.

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