Wind driven power generator

  • US 7,365,448 B2
  • Filed: 08/17/2006
  • Issued: 04/29/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/17/2006
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A wind driven power generator comprising:

  • a frame;

    a rotor supported for rotation on said frame, said rotor including plural, circumferentially spaced apart elongated, generally parallel rotor blades, said rotor blades being supported by spaced apart arm assemblies, at least one of said arm assemblies including drivingly connected to a drive shaft;

    wherein said rotor includes rotor blade lifting force control means having cam followers engageable with a cam operably connected to said rotor blades, wherein each of said rotor blades is connected to a link connected to one of said cam followers, respectively, and responsive to rotation of said rotor to vary one of the pitch angle and camber of said each rotor blade with respect to the direction of wind impinging on said rotor.

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