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ANIMAL TRANSPORT COMPARTMENTS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000249868D
Publication Date: 2017-Apr-20
Document File: 3 page(s) / 43K

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Abstract

The idea is to equip standard cargo containers with interior to allow transportation of animals within an aircraft. The animal owner shall have the possibility to visit the animals while the cruise phase of a flight. While takeoff and landing the access is blocked.

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ANIMAL TRANSPORT COMPARTMENTS

The idea is to equip standard cargo containers with interior to allow transportation of animals within an aircraft. The animal owner shall have the possibility to visit the animals while the cruise phase of a flight. While takeoff and landing the access is blocked. It is known, that aircraft cargo compartments can be used for transportation of cargo payload. In some cases cabin crew rest compartments are also installed in the cargo compartment with access to the aircraft cabin while flight. Our intention is to install animal transport compartments in the shape of a cargo container into the cargo compartment of an passenger aircraft. These modules shall be linked to the aircraft via the cargo loading system. One module is the basic module that will be connected to the aircraft systems (power and data, stair house). The basic module includes all relevant systems to provide other additional modules with relevant passenger supply systems. Du to airline needs the quantity of animal compartments can be adapted by using additional modules. Passengers who booked an animal compartment will be the first passengers at the boarding procedure. They go downstairs and put their animals into the booked compartment. After putting the animal into the module they go back to the passenger deck to their passenger seat. While takeoff and landing they are sitting as all other passengers on their places. While cruising phase the animal owners have the possibility to en...