Air Force Academy
The United States Air Force Academy is both a university and a military facility. It provides officer education and training across 30 programs of study.
Pipe crawler robot
A robot that can climb vertically, navigate tight bends, and operate autonomously
UAV recovery from a moving platform
Sophisticated and robust image recognition software integrated with flight controls steers a drone to a safe recovery
Auto Belay Insertion System (ABIS)
System for descending a fast rope that increases safety, accommodates individuals wearing a heavy pack, and speeds ground deployment time
Push-lock load attachment device
This device could be used in connection with the Air Force Auto Belay Insertion System or as a separate component for the quick and...
Belay descending load attachment with pulley brake
This controlled braking mechanism may be used in connection with the Air Force Auto Belay Insertion System or as a component in an alternative...
Tip resistant harness with quick disconnect
Device maintains a person in an upright position even when carrying a heavy pack and may be used in combination with the Air Force...
Process for recovering an unmanned vehicle
A process for recovering a vehicle includes obtaining a red green blue (RGB) image comprising a target on a recovery device. An input received from a user designates a target…
Methods and apparatus for monitoring a sacrificial anode
A monitored anode apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes a metal body having an exterior and a core, and a plurality of electrically conductive probes passing through the exterior and…
Fluorinated cycloalkene functionalized silicas
Fluorinated cyclopentene moieties and fluorinated cyclopentene functionalized silica materials are provided. The fluorinated cyclopentene functionalized silica materials include a silica material having the fluorinated cyclopentene moiety covalently bonded thereto. Exemplary…
Sewer pipe crawler
A pipe crawler for crawling inside a pipe having an inside wall includes a front leg assembly that has front legs and feet. It also includes a rear leg assembly…