Global Patent Index - EP 1028789 A1

EP 1028789 A1 2000-08-23 - FLYING APPARATUS AND ASSEMBLY METHOD

Title (en)

FLYING APPARATUS AND ASSEMBLY METHOD

Title (de)

FLIEGENDE VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM ZUSAMMENBAU

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF VOLANT ET PROCEDE D'ASSEMBLAGE

Publication

EP 1028789 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98957655 A

Priority

  • US 9823717 W
  • US 6490497 P
  • US 103797 A
  • US 9409198 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9924134A1] The flying apparatus (10) has improved launch and flight characteristics, is compatible either as a flying hoop-type structure or a disc-type structure, and can be readily disassembled for compact storage. The flying apparatus comprises an outer section (11) and a central floatation member (16). The outer section (11) includes an annular ring (24) made of a solid material encased within a cushion-type member (26). The solid material (24) enables firm grasping of the outer section (11) during launch. The cushion-type member (26) encases the annular ring (24) and lessens any force imposed by the annular ring (24) upon impact. By substituting one outer ring structure with a slightly different outer ring structure, the flying apparatus can be readily adapted for any variety of flight patterns.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A63H 27/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A63H 27/00 (2006.01); A63H 27/127 (2006.01); A63H 33/18 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A63H 33/18 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9924134 A1 19990520; AT 366614 T 20070815; AU 1386099 A 19990531; DE 69838068 D1 20070823; EP 1028789 A1 20000823; EP 1028789 A4 20020417; EP 1028789 B1 20070711

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