11-Feb-2013 Source: HeliHub.com
WIPO, the World Intellectual Property Organization has recently published details of an application from Bell for “An aft-loading aircraft with a twin T-tail assembly is provided. In one example embodiment, the aft-loading aircraft includes a fuselage portion having an aft opening with a cargo door, a first and second vertical stabilizer attached to the fuselage portion, and, a horizontal stabilizer transversely attached to the first and second vertical stabilizers.”
The patent was filed under Application No. PCT/US2011/044937 in July 2011 and approved with reference WO/2013/015765 on 1st February. The patent was also in the name of a Bell Senior Staff Engineer, John Brunken of Coleyville in Texas.
Jeremy Parkin – HeliHub.com