Patents by Inventor William Coop

William Coop 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).

  • Publication number: 20070241908
    Abstract: A maintenance data management system uses RFID tags associated with aircraft components to store and manage component attributes such as maintenance and service history, useful in performing aircraft maintenance. A transceiver is used to write data into the tags, read data from the tags and transmit the data to a central database for storage and access by maintenance providers. The data may include the service and maintenance history of the component. Maintenance providers may remotely access the database through the Internet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2006
    Publication date: October 18, 2007
    Inventor: William Coop
  • Publication number: 20070114280
    Abstract: An aircraft component identification and maintenance tracking system is disclosed. The system includes a plurality of aircraft components, a plurality of radio frequency identification (RFID) tags, and a transceiver operatively configured to transmit an activation signal to each of the RFID tags. Each of the RFID tags is associated with a respective one of the aircraft components and comprises identification and maintenance data information specific to the aircraft component to which it is associated. The transceiver is configured to receive information transmitted by each of the RFID tags which are configured to transmit identification and maintenance data information that is representative of a maintenance history for the aircraft component to which the RFID tag is associated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2006
    Publication date: May 24, 2007
    Inventors: William Coop, Michael Muma, Rocke Koreis