Patents by Inventor Atef Tadros

Atef Tadros has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 5092540
    Abstract: A system for capturing a remotely piloted vehicle, the remotely piloted vehicle including a snagging line having a mechanism to be snagged at the end thereof. The system includes a snag mechanism for snagging the line of the remotely piloted vehicle, and a mechanism which funnels or guides the snag line on the remotely piloted vehicle to the snag mechanism of the system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 1991
    Date of Patent: March 3, 1992
    Assignee: Indal Technologies Inc.
    Inventors: R. Anthony Burgess, Geoffrey Cunliffe, Atef Tadros
  • Patent number: 5039034
    Abstract: An RPV, comprising means for engaging a snag line carried as part of a securing system which "snags" means (for example hook) on an RPV and assists the RPV to a safe landing, the snag line extending from a winch unit proximate the proposed landing area of the RPV to a position on the ship to which it is removeably secured and the end thereof carrying means to be secured to means on the RPV.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 1989
    Date of Patent: August 13, 1991
    Assignee: Indal Technologies Inc.
    Inventors: R. Anthony Burgess, Geoffrey Cunliffe, Atef Tadros
  • Patent number: 4890802
    Abstract: An RPV for use on shipboard, the RPV having a lower support (for example a plurality of legs) comprising a plurality of broad pads at the lower end, a downwardly extending probe (or finger) extending from each pad, the lower end carrying wings within the probe that may be extended from the probe to extend laterally for securing below a grid through which each probe (or finger) may extend.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 1988
    Date of Patent: January 2, 1990
    Assignee: Indal Technologies Inc.
    Inventors: R. Anthony Burgess, Geoffrey Cunliffe, Atef Tadros