A cool Canard-locked oblique wing aircraft


Patent Information:

Patent Number: 9,079,663
Patent Title: Canard-locked oblique wing aircraft
Assignee: Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation (Falls Church, VA)
Family ID: 1000001211485
Appl. No.: 14/185,465
Filed: February 20, 2014

Abstract: An aircraft includes a fuselage, a main wing pivotally coupled to an aft portion of the fuselage, and a canard coupled to a forward portion of fuselage, wherein the main wing and the canard are configured to be connected together for supersonic flight and disconnected from each other for subsonic flight.