Patents by Inventor Ty F. Bonnar

Ty F. Bonnar 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: 9138604
    Abstract: This disclosure is directed to apparatuses, systems, and methods associated with the aerial delivery of materials in a manner that is inexpensive, accurate, efficient, and effective. More specifically this disclosure teaches deploying an aerial delivery container holding some material from an aircraft and releasing the material from the aerial delivery container, all in a controlled manner, while the aerial delivery container is airborne. With reference to the exemplary embodiments, the apparatuses, systems and methods of the present disclosure are taught within the context of releasing a firefighting suppressant over a fire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2015
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: William Worden Cleary, John A. Skorupa, Ty F. Bonnar
  • Publication number: 20120067973
    Abstract: This disclosure is directed to apparatuses, systems, and methods associated with the aerial delivery of materials in a manner that is inexpensive, accurate, efficient, and effective. More specifically this disclosure teaches deploying an aerial delivery container holding some material from an aircraft and releasing the material from the aerial delivery container, all in a controlled manner, while the aerial delivery container is airborne. With reference to the exemplary embodiments, the apparatuses, systems and methods of the present disclosure are taught within the context of releasing a firefighting suppressant over a fire.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2011
    Publication date: March 22, 2012
    Inventors: William Worden Cleary, John A. Skorupa, Ty F. Bonnar