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.
Improved aircraft performance
Addition of a small second airfoil creates enhanced lift for jets
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-locking 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...
Circular antenna array for satellite communication interference rejection
An antenna array system and method is provided for reducing interference from a source moving relative to the antenna array system. The antenna array system includes a receiver and a…
Fiber Pump Signal Combiner
An novel fiber pump signal combiner is disclosed in which a fiber bundle array is coupled to a double-clad fiber with a taper section that is formed by etching a…
Differential multiplexing with pattern recognition
This novel form of multiplexing allows the user to probe for multiple targets and simultaneously identify a specific target. An example of solutions provided here comprises: providing one or more…
A rakelet comprises a raked portion and a winglet portion that selectively integrate features of raked wingtips and winglets into a wingtip device that improves aircraft endurance and range over…
Fiber bundle phase conjugate mirror
An improved method and apparatus for passively conjugating the phases of a distorted wavefronts resulting from optical phase mismatch between elements of a fiber laser array are disclosed. A method…