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Offline Hikoki1946

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Lippisch Designs
« on: September 08, 2011, 09:37:18 am »
Not seeing a topic specific to Alexander Lippisch's patents, hopefully folks won't mind a few as a bunch of them are pretty interesting. The majority are post-WW2 when he worked for the Collins Radio Company and later his own company, Lippisch Research Corporation. By this time, he was much more interested in WIG designs (ground effect vehicles) than what he worked on during WW2 and before. But occasionally, you can see some of his concepts appearing in his post-war work.

The first is a patent filed in 1951 for a fluid propelled aircraft. The patent is more for the propulsion but the delta aircraft he uses harkens to his wartime work.
 
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Re: Lippisch Designs
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2011, 09:49:33 am »
Rather strange, wingless aircraft design from 1952.

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Re: Lippisch Designs
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2011, 09:59:01 am »
Looking more like a futuristic submarine is this 1956 design for a ground effect craft.

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Re: Lippisch Designs
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2011, 10:10:54 am »
Very reminiscent of the SNECMA Coléoptère is this 1957 Lippisch design.

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Re: Lippisch Designs
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2011, 10:18:16 am »
1964 Lippisch design for what clearly has all the hallmarks of a WIG design.  ;D

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Re: Lippisch Designs
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2011, 10:33:12 am »
A pre-WW2 patent for a aerofoil. I think one can say this patent found application in Lippisch's Delta I of 1931.

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Re: Lippisch Designs
« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2011, 10:44:39 am »
1954 design while Lippisch was working for Collins Radio Company. Might this have resulted from (or into) the Lippisch-Collins "Aerodyne" testbed?

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Re: Lippisch Designs
« Reply #7 on: September 08, 2011, 11:10:51 am »
And found a website which has all of the patents I was going to put here listed, so, check it out at:

http://www.rexresearch.com/lippisch/lippisch.htm

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Re: Lippisch Designs
« Reply #8 on: September 08, 2011, 12:11:03 pm »
Very, very interesting  :o
 
Thanks Hikoki  :)

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