Patent Number: 7,100,644

Title: Fuel container

Abstract: The invention relates to a container for receiving fuel from a fuel outlet of an aircraft, which container comprises means of attachment for effecting a detachable, liquid-tight coupling with the fuel outlet. In the coupled condition, the container extends at least partially perpendicularly to the direction of outflow of the fuel from the fuel outlet of the aircraft. The invention furthermore provides a method for receiving and discharging fuel from a fuel outlet of an aircraft, comprising the steps of coupling a container for receiving fuel to a fuel outlet of an aircraft, draining the fuel outlet, disconnecting the container from the fuel outlet, and transporting the fuel in the container to a storage location for discharged fuel.

Inventors: Van Aspert; Joan Jozef Antonius Maria (Berlicum, NL)

Assignee: Askove Kunststof Industries B.V.

International Classification: B65B 1/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018