The History and Present Status of Microwave Aircraft

by William C. Brown,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space IV


The history of microwave-powered aircraft is reviewed from the point of view of interaction between the technology of beamed microwave power transmission and the applications for it. the microwave-powered aircraft application is shown to have had and to continue to have a major impact upon the technology.

Subject Headings: Microwaves | Aircraft and spacecraft | History | Solar power | Satellites | High-rise buildings | Power transmission | Aerodynamics

Services: Buy this book/Buy this article


Return to search