Cooperative Patent Classification

Indent Level

Version: 2016.11
CPC
COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
B60V
AIR-CUSHION VEHICLES (devices for short-distance movement of heavy loads by providing a high-pressure fluid cushion, supplied from an independent source, between load and ground B65G 7/06) [2013-01]
NOTE

  • The term "air-cushion vehicles" in this subclass includes all vehicles which are wholly or partly supported on land or water by air or other gaseous cushions
B60V 1/00
Air-cushion (land vehicles, waterborne vessels, or aircraft adapted or modified to travel on air cushion B60V 3/00) [2013-01]
B60V 1/02
.
wherein the cushion is generated and contained by at least one peripheral fluid curtain [2013-01]
B60V 1/04
.
wherein the cushion is contained at least in part by walls [2013-01]
B60V 1/043
. .
{the walls being flexible (skirt details B60V 1/16)} [2013-01]
B60V 1/046
. .
{the walls or a part of them being rigid} [2013-01]
B60V 1/06
.
wherein the cushion is formed within plenum chamber [2013-01]
B60V 1/08
.
wherein the cushion is created during forward movement of the vehicle by ram effect [2013-01]
B60V 1/10
.
in which the curtain-forming nozzle or the vehicle base is shaped to create a vortex curtain [2013-01]
B60V 1/11
.
Stability or attitude control [2013-01]
B60V 1/115
. .
{by ground or water engaging means, e.g. rudders or wheels} [2013-01]
B60V 1/12
. .
by dividing the cushion [2013-01]
B60V 1/14
.
Propulsion; Control thereof (B60V 1/11 takes precedence) [2013-01]
B60V 1/145
. .
{using a watter propeller} [2013-01]
B60V 1/15
. .
using part of the cushion-forming fluid [2013-01]
B60V 1/16
.
Flexible skirts [2013-01]
B60V 1/18
.
Body structure [2013-01]
B60V 1/20
.
Spray deflectors [2013-01]
B60V 1/22
.
provided with hydrofoils (hydrofoils per se B63B 1/24) [2013-01]
B60V 3/00
Land vehicles, waterborne vessels, or aircraft, adapted or modified to travel on air cushions [2013-01]
B60V 3/02
.
Land vehicles, e.g. road vehicles [2013-01]
B60V 3/025
. .
{co-operating with a flat surface, e.g. transporting loads on platforms} [2013-01]
B60V 3/04
. .
co-operating with rails or other guiding means, e.g. with air cushion between rail and vehicle [2013-01]
B60V 3/06
.
Waterborne vessels [2013-01]
B60V 3/065
. .
{hulls therefor} [2013-01]
B60V 3/08
.
Aircraft, e.g. air-cushion alighting-gear therefor [2013-01]