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U.S. Air Force: Academy Cadets' Invention to Support Battlefield Airmen Awarded Patents

Aug 05, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The U.S. Air Force issued the following news:

By Jennifer Spradlin

Looking for a challenge? Try coming up with 100 different ways to get a battlefield Airman loaded with gear from a hovering aircraft to the ground quickly and safely.

A team of Air Force Academy cadets took on this exact challenge while completing their mechanical and systems engineering degrees in 2016 and now their technology has been awarded three patents by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

The pro...