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Aeronautics March listing by industry category 03/12Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 03/29/2012 > 10 patent applications in 10 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20120074257 - Lightning-resistant fastener, cap, and method of mounting lightning-resistant fastener: There are provided a lightning-resistant fastener and a cap, which, while assuring sufficient insulation properties, provide improved workability and highly stable quality to thereby enable a reduction in the manufacturing cost of an airframe, and a method of mounting the lightning-resistant fastener. A hole 32 is formed in a cap... Agent: Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation
20120074256 - Compression spring wing deployment initiator: A wing deploy initiator for deploying guidance wings of a rocket or missile, such as the APKWS, provides enhanced wing deploy performance with reduced complexity, cost, and likelihood of failure. The invention includes a cam which is driven between the stowed guidance wings by at least one compression spring, thereby... Agent:
20120074265 - Nano-reinforced radius filler for an aircraft structure and a method of producing an aircraft structure comprising such filler: A composite radius filler for use in an aircraft structure. The aircraft structure includes structural composite parts assembled together to form the aircraft structure. The composite radius filler is arranged between rounded sections of the structural composite parts for filling a gap formed between the structural composite parts. The composite... Agent: Saab Ab
20120074258 - Integrated aircraft interior: An integrated aircraft interior module includes one or more ceiling panels, sidewall linings, decompression ventilation provisions, and overhead stowage compartments including cabin air distribution ducting, personal service units. The sidewall linings, overhead stowage compartments and other interior structure integrated items attach to existing aircraft structural provisions.... Agent: Be Intellectual Property, Inc.
20120074259 - Airframe including crossmembers for fixing seats: The invention relates to an airframe having a substantially circular cross section in a lateral direction (Y) and which extends in the longitudinal direction (X). The airframe comprises, a plurality of rails for supporting seats, each rail being parallel to the longitudinal direction (X) of the airframe, a plurality of... Agent:
20120074260 - Rear fuselage of an aircraft: Rear fuselage of an aircraft comprising a tail cone end and a rest of the real fuselage whereby the tail cone end is attached to the rest of the rear fuselage by means of an attachment system comprising two upper lugs, two lower lugs and a detachable balancer fitting. The... Agent: Airbus Operations, S.l.
20120074261 - Fuselage arrangement, aircraft or spacecraft and method: The present invention provides a fuselage arrangement for an aircraft or spacecraft, comprising: a skin portion which consists substantially of fibre composite material and/or of a fibre-composite/metal mixed material; a metal floor structure which is mounted on the skin portion; and a plurality of electrical system components which are interconnected... Agent:
20120074262 - De-icing system for a fixed or rotary aircraft wing: e
20120074263 - Dynamically controlled cross flow instability inhibiting assembly: A cross flow instability inhibiting assembly generates periodic aerodynamic disturbances on a swept wing. The cross flow instability inhibiting assembly is dynamic in that it can be selectively turned on and off as needed. The cross flow instability inhibiting assembly is a strip of material separating a set of electrodes... Agent: Lookheed Martin Corporation
20120074264 - Airplane wing: An airplane wing configuration includes a first wing positioned above and forward of a second wing on an airplane fuselage. The first wing is operable to direct airflow over an upper surface of the second wing, whereby the first and second wings are capable of generating greater lift than a... Agent:03/22/2012 > 22 patent applications in 18 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20120068011 - Active aircraft pylon noise control system: An active pylon noise control system for an aircraft includes a pylon structure connecting an engine system with an airframe surface of the aircraft and having at least one aperture to supply a gas or fluid therethrough, an intake portion attached to the pylon structure to intake a gas or... Agent: U.s.a. As Represented By The Administrator Of The National Aeronautics And Space Administration
20120068012 - Arrangement and aircraft or spacecraft: The present invention provides an arrangement, in particular for an aircraft or spacecraft, comprising an outer skin portion, the outside of which comes into contact with the atmosphere; a facing portion, which is arranged on the inside of the outer skin portion; a gap which is formed between the outer... Agent:
20120068000 - Interception system that employs miniature kill vehicles: There is provided an interception system that employs miniature kill vehicles. According to certain embodiments of the invention, a small kill-vehicle (KV) accommodated within an interceptor missile together with additional at least one KV, each KV is equipped with an image acquisition sensor operable in the visible or near IR... Agent: Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.
20120068001 - Multi-wavelength high output laser source assembly with precision output beam: A laser source assembly (210) for generating an assembly output beam (212) includes a first laser source (218A), a second laser source (218B), and a dispersive beam combiner (222). The first laser source (218A) emits a first beam (220A) having a first center wavelength, and the second laser source (218B)... Agent:
20120068002 - Guided missile: A missile (10) comprising a projectile body (20), a payload (60) contained within the nose portion (30), wings (70) stowed within the mid portion (40), and fins (80) stored within the tail portion (50). The wings (70) can be deployed during intermediate stages of the flight path when lift is... Agent:
20120068003 - Wireless sensor for an aircraft propulsion system: A method is provided for wirelessly monitoring an aircraft propulsion system having a plurality of rotor blades, at least some of which rotor blades have an internal compartment. The method includes: providing a primary transducer having a primary coil, and one or more secondary transducers, each secondary transducer having a... Agent: United Technologies Corporation
20120068004 - Auto-hover and auto-pilot helicopter: A helicopter gyroscope mounted on the moving swash plate rather than in or on the body of the helicopter will improve the helicopters hovering capability and auto-pilot performance.... Agent:
20120068005 - Helicopter rotor control system with individual blade control: A method of controlling rotor pitch in a helicopter comprising the steps of: generating at least one blade dynamics signal representing at least one dynamic force acting on at least one of a rotor blade rotating assembly and a helicopter non-rotating assembly, the rotor blade rotating assembly including a plurality... Agent: Zf Friedrichshafen Ag
20120068006 - Autogyro plane: An autogyro plane (10) having a fuselage (12) with a cockpit with a pilot position (22), a tractor propeller (18) mounted at the front of the fuselage, a mast (14) projecting upwardly from the fuselage for supporting rotor blades (16), the pilot position being in front of the mast.... Agent: Gyrojet Limited
20120068007 - Rotary wing aircraft provided with propulsion means, and a method applied by said aircraft: An aircraft (200) provided with a power plant (300) driving a rotary wing (60) and at least one propulsion means (7, 7′) possessing a propeller (6, 6′), said power plant (300) including at least one engine (1, 1′) having an outlet shaft (2, 2′) driving a drive train (400) in... Agent: Eurocopter
20120068021 - Craft and method for assembling craft with controlled spin: This invention relates to a craft designed to move through or on a surface of a fluid. It is believed to be principally of use in relation to airborne craft and missiles but the theory behind the invention is equally applicable for example to submarines.... Agent: Aesir Limited
20120068008 - Aircraft provided with a fuel cell system: According to the invention, a rear portion (1) of a fuselage of an aircraft contains a fuel cell system (5), and the aircraft further comprises a rear cone (2) which is removably mounted relative to the rear portion (1) of the fuselage so as to form an extension thereof. The... Agent: Airbus
20120068009 - Submersible transport and launch canister: Embodiments of a submersible transport and launch canister are provided for use by a diver in the deployment of an airborne object. In one embodiment, the submersible transport and launch canister includes a pressure vessel having an open end portion and a storage cavity configured to receive the airborne object... Agent: Raytheon Company
20120068010 - Submersible transport and launch canister and methods for the use thereof: Embodiments of a method for deploying an airborne object are provided utilizing a submersible transport and launch canister of the type that includes a pressure vessel in which the airborne object is stored and a cap which sealingly engages the pressure vessel. In one embodiment, the method includes the steps... Agent: Raytheon Company
20120068013 - Anchoring harpoon intended in particular for an aircraft and anchoring system including one such harpoon: An anchoring harpoon intended in particular for an aircraft, capable of cooperating with an anchoring grate of a platform, includes jack elements including a cylinder element containing mobile piston elements provided with a rod that extends beyond the cylinder element, the free end of which includes a harpoon head (7)... Agent: Dcns
20120068014 - Segment of a fuselage of an aircraft: According to an exemplary embodiment of the invention a fuselage segment of an aircraft fuselage is provided, which aircraft fuselage comprises four different radii of curvature, wherein two radii of curvature comprise centre points that are not situated on a vertical symmetry axis of the fuselage segment.... Agent: Airbus Operations Gmbh
20120068015 - Method of activating protection means for protecting an occupant of an aircraft, and an aircraft implementing said method: A method of activating protection means (1) via activator means (3) in order to protect the physical integrity of an occupant of an aircraft (10) during an accident, the aircraft being associated with a rectangular coordinate system comprising a longitudinal axis (X), a transverse axis (Y), and an elevation axis... Agent: Eurocopter
20120068016 - Aerodynamic fairing device, aircraft component arrangement with an aerodynamic fairing device and method for installing such a fairing part: A fairing device for creating an aerodynamic cover for an area of an aircraft structure, including a first fairing part with an outer side forming a first exterior flow contour, and having a fairing section for contacting a first section of the aircraft structure and a connecting section. The first... Agent: Airbus Operations Gmbh
20120068017 - Optimal adjustable parachute cargo harness: An article of manufacture, an optimal adjustable parachute cargo harness device for use with a parachute system is disclosed. A double adjustable upper attachment point used to attach cargo to personal parachute systems is also disclosed.... Agent:
20120068018 - Orbital debris mitigation system and method: Fiber-based debris interceptors are used to intercept and/or contain space debris. The debris interceptors may be made up of fibers that are formed in space from a material supply on a space vehicle. The fibers for the debris interceptors may be formed by extrusion, with a heat source, such as... Agent:
20120068019 - High capacity broadband satellite: A high capacity broadband service is provided from an Earth orbiting satellite having a payload that includes multiple large antennas, the satellite having an inverted configuration when deployed on orbit. The satellite has an aft surface proximate to a launch vehicle structural interface, a forward surface opposite to said aft... Agent: Space Systems/loral, Inc.
20120068020 - Stol and/or vtol aircraft: An STOL and/or VTOL aircraft comprises (1) a fuselage having a front end, a rear end and two lateral sides, the fuselage defining a substantially horizontal central longitudinal axis of the aircraft; (2) an aircraft tail arranged at the rear end of the fuselage and including a rudder and an... Agent:03/15/2012 > 22 patent applications in 20 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20120061505 - Wing tip docking system for aircraft: A system and method for docking various types of aircraft is disclosed. An aerodynamic lifting structure docking mechanism for docking two or more aircraft is provided comprising an aerodynamic lifting structure. The aerodynamic lifting structure includes a first and second airflow adjustment mechanism. The aerodynamic lifting structure further includes a... Agent: Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation
20120061506 - Wing tip docking system for aircraft: A system and method for docking various types of aircraft is disclosed. An aerodynamic lifting structure docking mechanism for docking two or more aircraft is provided comprising an aerodynamic lifting structure. The aerodynamic lifting structure includes a first and second airflow adjustment mechanism. The aerodynamic lifting structure further includes a... Agent: Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation
20120061507 - Method for releasing an unmanned missile from a carrier aircraft: Unmanned missile and method for releasing the unmanned missile from a carrier aircraft, in which the missile has an autonomous flight control device that acts on control devices of the missile. The method includes adjusting vertical rudders and elevators of the missile into a neutral position in which a respective... Agent: Lfk-lenkflugkoerpersysteme Gmbh
20120061508 - Device for firing weapons from an armed drone: The invention proposes that the firing device be oriented towards the rear, so as to reduce the problems of masking of the optronics ball (B) by elements located in its line of sight, such as a front wheel (FW) for example. Moreover, because of operational use involving a phase (10S)... Agent: Thales
20120061526 - Rotor blade spacing for vibration attenuation: A rotor system for a rotorcraft, the rotor system is a rotor hub having six rotor blades attached to a rotor mast via a rotor yoke assembly. Each rotor blade is angularly spaced in 30° and 90° alternating angular increment about a mast axis of rotation. Such rotor blades spacing... Agent: Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.
20120061509 - Co-rotating stacked rotor disks for improved hover performance: The system of the present application represents a rotor hub for a rotorcraft and a rotorcraft incorporating the rotor hub. The rotor hub is represented as having multiple rotor disk assemblies, each rotor disk assembly rotating in the same direction about the same mast axis of rotation. In the preferred... Agent: Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.
20120061510 - Aircraft engine exhaust nozzle system for jet noise reduction: The aircraft exhaust engine nozzle system includes a fan nozzle to receive a fan flow from a fan disposed adjacent to an engine disposed above an airframe surface of the aircraft, a core nozzle disposed within the fan nozzle and receiving an engine core flow, and a pylon structure connected... Agent: U.s.a. As Represented By The Administrator Of The National Aeronautics And Space Administration
20120061511 - Cargo hold floor and aircraft having a cargo hold floor: A cargo hold floor of an upper and/or a lower deck of an aircraft having a plane of symmetry which divides the cargo hold floor into a first half and a second half is disclosed, said cargo hold floor comprising locking gaps which each encompass all the locking elements located... Agent: Telair International Gmbh
20120061512 - Splice joints for composite aircraft fuselages and other structures: Structures and methods for joining composite fuselage sections and other panel assemblies together are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a shell structure configured in accordance with the present invention includes a first panel portion positioned adjacent to a second panel portion. The first panel portion can include a first stiffener... Agent: The Boeing Company
20120061513 - Aircraft including floor support cross-members with bearings including a flexible material connecting the cross-member to the support: An aircraft including: at least one floor cross-member; at least one support carrying the cross-member; and at least one bearing including at least one flexible material and connecting the cross-member to the support.... Agent: Airbus Operations (s.a.s.)
20120061514 - Passenger seat device comprising a covering unit: A passenger seat device, in particular an airplane passenger seat device, which comprises a support assembly of stretched fabric for holding a stretched fabric element, the support assembly of stretched fabric comprising a frame unit.... Agent: Recaro Aircraft Seating Gmbh & Co., Kg
20120061515 - Composite structuring panel for the trailing edge of an aircraft element: The invention relates to a composite structuring panel (1) for the trailing edge of an aircraft element, having: an upper surface (3); a lower surface (5); an edge (7) connecting said upper (3) and lower (5) surfaces; the upper surface (3) and the lower surface (5) being connected by transverse... Agent: Societe Lorraine De Construction Aeronautique
20120061516 - Curved pneumatic support: The invention relates to a curved pneumatic support comprising an inflatable sleeve which has a web that traverses said sleeve along its length under operating pressure, said web comprising in turn a pressure member and a tension member. The curvature of the support is predefined by the application and is... Agent:
20120061517 - Aircraft: An aircraft capable of hovering, and having a fuselage in turn having a nose, a tail portion at the opposite end to the nose, and a cabin interposed between the nose and the tail portion; the cabin has a loading opening at the opposite end to the nose, and a... Agent:
20120061518 - Apparatus and method for quickly releasing a dome in a domed satellite antenna: An apparatus and method for quickly releasing, without using any tools, the dome from the base of a domed satellite antenna system. An actuator moves in each of a number of quick-release fasteners around the dome to an unlocked position. The dome is lifted to reveal the operational components, the... Agent: Winegard Company
20120061519 - Aerial delivery system: An aerial delivery system is configured to allow delivery of one or more releasable items after the system is extracted from an aircraft. One or more linear guidance devices and releasable securing mechanisms allow the aerial delivery system to deploy one or more releasable items at an appropriate time. The... Agent:
20120061520 - Low shock frangible joint: A frangible joint structure includes shock attenuation features formed as an integral part of the joint structure. Shock attenuation is achieved through use of, for example, slots or grooves that are machined directly, or otherwise formed integrally, into the frangible joint structure. Adequate shock attenuation is achieved solely by the... Agent: Ensign-bickford Aerospace & Defense Company
20120061521 - System and method for transferring airplanes: An airplane transfer system for transferring an airplane comprising an airplane control component. The system comprises: a transfer module comprising at least one motor and adapted to transfer an airplane; and a controller coupled to the transfer module and configured to: i) receive a at least one transfer signal that... Agent: Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.
20120061522 - Wavy airfoil: This invention uses a novel shape of airfoil to achieve an improved lift to drag ratio and to improve performance at higher angles of attack. The airfoil has a three dimensional wave pattern that modifies the shape of a traditional airfoil to coordinate the airflow through channels on both the... Agent:
20120061524 - Aerofoil comprising a high lift flap: A wing is provided, including a high-lift flap arranged on the wing such that it is movable by means of at least two adjustment mechanisms arranged side-by-side in the spanwise direction of the wing and adjustable by means of a drive device. Each adjustment mechanism includes a first adjustment lever,... Agent: Airbus Operations Gmbh
20120061523 - Slats with a flexible trailing edge: Embodiments of the invention relate to an aerodynamic body with an extension in the spanwise direction, wing chord direction and wing thickness direction for coupling to a wing of an aircraft. This aerodynamic body can here be used for a leading edge flap or slat of an aircraft wing. To... Agent: Airbus Operations Gmbh
20120061525 - Blended cutout flap for reduction of jet-flap interaction noise: An aircraft system includes a wing and a trailing edge device coupled to the wing. The trailing edge device is movable relative to the wing, and includes a leading edge and a trailing edge having a center flap portion and a plurality of outer edge portions integrally combined with the... Agent: U.s.a. As Represented By The Administrator Of The National Aeronautics And Space Administration03/08/2012 > 11 patent applications in 11 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20120056041 - Unmanned flying vehicle made with pcb: The present invention relates to an unmanned flying vehicle using a PCB including a main board controlling power supply and flying operation, a motor rotating a propeller by changing electric energy into mechanical energy, a PCB frame changing a signal from a remote controller and connecting the main board with... Agent: Dream Space World Corporation
20120056031 - Method for compensation of gyroscopic forces of a rotor in a helicopter: In order to suppress induction of precession when the rotor (24, 26) of a helicopter is tilted relative to a fuselage (31), the tilt trajectory is supplemented by transverse components. The helicopter is of the type with a bendable, actuated joint (34) between the rotor and a fuselage. A controller... Agent: Heliscandia Aps
20120056040 - Electric vtol aircraft: An electric and hybrid Vertical-Take Off and Landing (“VTOL”) aircraft is disclosed comprising a plurality of small Electric Ducted Fans (“EDFs”) of various sizes and orientations. The thrust of each fixed EDF is individually controlled by modulation of motor power by one or more onboard microcomputers connected to a plurality... Agent: Geola Technologies, Ltd.
20120056032 - Airborne elevator apparatus: An Airborne Elevator Apparatus capable of deploying at the same time multiple service loads at different altitudes in the Earth's atmosphere by physically separating tether weight carrier function from the service load weight carrier function of a common aerostat. The tether weight carrier function is performed by at least one... Agent:
20120056033 - Pylon for attaching an aircraft turbine engine comprising aligned front wing ties: According to the invention, a central front tie (15) positioned between the side ties comprises a ball joint (27), and is laid out between both side front ties so that the centre (72) of the ball joint is located, as seen along the transverse direction (Y), in each of the... Agent: Airbus Operations (s.a.s.)
20120056034 - Variable cycle vtol powerplant: A VTOL aircraft powerplant choosing between a low-power, turbofan mode during cruise flight and a high-power, lift fan mode during vertical flight. Turbofan mode is a gas turbine engine's shaft power driving a remote front fan. Its fan flow goes to thrust for cruising flight. During VTOL, front fan output... Agent:
20120056035 - Shrink shock strut locking mechanism for retractable aircraft landing gear: A shrink shock strut assembly for retractable aircraft landing gear is disclosed which includes an elongated strut cylinder, an elongated strut piston coaxially mounted for reciprocal movement within the strut cylinder between a shrunk condition when the landing gear is retracted into a wheel well of an aircraft and a... Agent: Goodrich Corporation
20120056036 - Monument with an autonomous water module: An autonomous water module is provided for aircraft, preferably a water module embodied as a water trolley, and to a monument for aircraft, which includes, but is not limited to a device for receiving said type of water module, and finally, an aircraft equipped with said type of autonomous water... Agent: Airbus Operations Gmbh
20120056037 - Fuselage cell structure for an aircraft in hybrid design: A fuselage cell structure for an aircraft includes at least two skin panels including at least one double shell skin panel and at least one monolithic skin panel. At least one brace which is at least one of a longitudinal and a transverse brace is disposed so as to form... Agent: Airbus Operations Gmbh
20120056038 - Mechanism for changing the shape of a control surface: An apparatus comprises a structure having a first side, a second side substantially opposite to the first side, a flexible skin, and a plurality of deformable assemblies. The flexible skin is attached to the first side and the second side of the structure. The plurality of deformable assemblies is moveably... Agent: The Boeing Company
20120056039 - Control system for an aircraft: This invention relates to a control system for an aircraft consisting of at least two active inceptor units and at least one coupling means, wherein the coupling means generates or influences at least one setpoint for the control of at least one of the active inceptor units, wherein the generated... Agent: Liebherr-aerospace Lindenberg Gmbh03/01/2012 > 22 patent applications in 20 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20120048996 - System and method for the retrieval of a smaller unmanned aerial vehicle by a larger unmanned aerial vehicle: A system and method are provided for using a first aircraft to retrieve a second aircraft. The first aircraft is typically larger than the second aircraft. A minimum airspeed of the first aircraft is typically greater than a maximum airspeed of the second aircraft. The first aircraft flies in a... Agent: Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation
20120048989 - Roadable aircraft: A roadable aircraft and an associated method are disclosed herein. The roadable aircraft includes a body extending along a longitudinal axis and operable to house a human occupant. The roadable aircraft also includes at least first and second wings each being selectively moveable relative to the body between a retracted... Agent:
20120048990 - Modular articulated-wing aircraft: Systems and/or methods for forming a multiple-articulated flying system (skybase) having a high aspect ratio wing platform, operable to loiter over an area of interest at a high altitude are provided. In certain exemplary embodiments, autonomous modular flyers join together in a wingtip-to-wingtip manner. Such modular flyers may derive their... Agent:
20120048991 - Tail thruster control for projectiles: A system and method for guiding a projectile is presented. A nozzle system includes a boom assembly body that can be attached to a rear end of a projectile. A gas tank in the boom assembly contains pressurized gas. Fins are attached to the boom assembly body to guide the... Agent:
20120048992 - System and method for guiding a cannon shell in flight: An apparatus and method for guiding a cannon shell accurately are disclosed. The apparatus includes two main parts adapted to be installed on the leading end of the cannon shell. The front main part of the apparatus is equipped with at least one pair of fins and is rotatable with... Agent:
20120048993 - Aerodynamic flight termination system and method: A missile has a flight termination system that includes deployable lift surfaces that deploy forward of a center of gravity of the missile. When deployed, the lift surfaces cause the missile to rotate about its longitudinal axis. This rotation eventually increases in rate until the missile nears a natural roll... Agent:
20120048994 - Air vehicle flight mechanism and control method: Heavier-than-air, aircraft having flapping wings, e.g., ornithopters, where angular orientation control is effected by variable differential sweep angles of deflection of the flappable wings in the course of sweep angles of travel and/or the control of variable wing membrane tension.... Agent:
20120049009 - Integral powered winged aircraft for infantry and artillery mobilization and front line combat: Disclosed is a Powered Wing Aircraft. A generalized stabilizer/directional vent is used for providing a standard range of aeronautical control. It controls cross winds, directional velocity, directional control, and torque balancing in one simple easy to control device. It is attached to the axles. These improvements can apply to both... Agent:
20120049010 - Aircraft winglet design having a compound curve profile: An improved winglet design is presented for aircraft wherein the winglet configuration is well suited for aircraft wings having moderate to no aft swept, or wings having forward swept. The winglets (302) are located at the outer end of each wing (300) and curve upwardly as they extend outwardly from... Agent:
20120048995 - Method for enhancing the aerodynamic efficiency of the vertical tail of an aircraft: The invention comprises varying the ratio between the control surface local chord (I) and the vertical stabilizer local chord (L) along the height of the vertical tail (2) in order to adapt the local value of the coefficient of the side lift applied to the vertical tail (2) to a... Agent: Airbus Operations (s.a.s.)
20120048997 - Separation device for vacuum toilet systems: A separation device is provided for a vacuum toilet system of an aircraft, which makes possible a significantly simpler type of cleaning, which can be done more quickly, of a profile separator. The movably held combination of a wiping device and the profile separator can carry out a relative movement.... Agent: Airbus Operations Gmbh
20120048998 - Arrangement for accommodating passengers in a transportation means: An arrangement is provided for accommodating passengers in a transportation device that includes, but is not limited to a first positioning space, a second positioning space and a third positioning space that are arranged side by side on a shared positioning area. Two of the positioning spaces comprise an accommodation... Agent: Airbus Operations Gmbh
20120048999 - Flight passenger seating device: A flight passenger seating device comprising a backrest having a first backrest unit. The backrest has a second backrest unit and a bearing unit which movably receives the second backrest unit relative to the first backrest unit.... Agent: Recaro Aircraft Seating Gmbh & Co. Kg
20120049000 - Composite aircraft joint: A method and apparatus comprises a first number of layers of a composite material for a wing, a second number of layers of the composite material for the wing, and a metal layer located between the first number of layers and the second number of layers in the wing. The... Agent: The Boeing Company
20120049001 - Vortex generation device: A vortex generation device for reducing drag on an upswept aircraft fuselage afterbody and including a vortex generator vane that extends longitudinally from along an outer mold line of the fuselage of an aircraft adjacent an upswept afterbody of the fuselage and that is configured and positioned to reduce drag... Agent:
20120049002 - Laminar flow monitor: A method of monitoring the performance of an aerodynamic surface of an aircraft. The aircraft is operated during a non-perturbed measurement period such that the flow of air over the surface is at least partially laminar. A parameter is measured which is indicative of the drag of the surface during... Agent: Airbus Operations Limited
20120049004 - Aerial refueling boom nozzle with integral pressure regulation: Apparatus and methods described herein provide for a boom/receiver-type aerial refueling system having a pressure regulator integrated into the system at the tanker boom nozzle. During refueling operations, pressure of the fuel at the interface between the nozzle at the distal end of the boom assembly and the fuel receptacle... Agent:
20120049003 - Pivotable aerial refueling boom and method therefor: An aerial refueling system has a fluid conduit. A plurality of actuators is coupled to the fluid conduit and a refueling aircraft housing the aerial refueling system to move the fluid conduit in a three perpendicular axes system.... Agent:
20120049005 - Mechanically opening parachute: The mechanically opening parachute is a parachute that may be opened quickly at low altitudes, such as during an emergency exit from an office building, for example. The mechanically opening parachute includes a telescopic tube having opposed upper and lower ends. A harness adapted for releasably holding the user is... Agent:
20120049006 - Kite control device with free rotation: The present invention is a safety system for use in conjunction with a control bar for a kite wherein the two front lines are secured by a front line swivel positioned between the bar and the kite. One front line terminates at the swivel and one extension of the other... Agent:
20120049007 - Aircraft wing modification and related methods: A transferable modified leading edge for a wing is detachably mountable to a parent wing. The parent wing may use a NACA 23000-series airfoil. A modified wing tip may be used in conjunction with the modified leading edge. The modified leading edge can be mounted to a parent wing in... Agent: 0832042 B.c. Ltd.
20120049008 - Passive robust flow control micro device: A tapered micro-plow, or a series of tapered micro-plows, are submerged in a boundary layer just upstream of a reflection point of an oblique shock. Each micro-plow develops a beneficial pair of vortices which redistribute high energy flow within the boundary layer such that flow separation is prevented or delayed.... Agent: Lockheed Martin CorporationPrevious industry: Winding, tensioning, or guiding
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