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Passenger Or Crew Accommodation

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Aircraft lavatory and galley separated by an internal wall having an intermediate notch that improves the lavatory environment
12/04/14 - 20140353425 - An internal wall in an aircraft cabin separates a lavatory and a galley of the aircraft. The internal wall has an intermediate notch that increases a lateral width dimension of the lavatory above the notch and thereby improves the spatial environment of the lavatory....

High privacy passenger aircraft cabin arrangement
11/27/14 - 20140346274 - An aircraft that includes a cabin that has a floor, side walls, a ceiling and an interior, a first class section positioned in the interior that includes a longitudinally extending first aisle extending therethrough, a first door positioned fore of the first class section, an economy class section positioned in...

Aircraft class divider
11/27/14 - 20140346275 - Disclosed herein is a divider utilized to provide part of a visual separation between sections of a passenger cabin of a commercial aircraft, the divider comprising several components. One component is a support arm fixedly connected to the frame of an aircraft above a passenger seat. Another component may be...

Modifiable aircraft monument
11/20/14 - 20140339360 - An aircraft monument for installation in an aircraft cabin comprising a first functional module, a second functional module and a side wall for delimiting the first module from at least one of a region of the aircraft cabin adjacent to the first module and a region of the aircraft monument...

Aircraft area
11/20/14 - 20140339361 - An aircraft area comprises at least one main aisle which extends along a longitudinal axis of an aircraft cabin, a door aisle which extends, substantially perpendicularly to the at least one main aisle, along a transverse axis of the aircraft cabin between a first and a second aircraft door, and...

Multifunctional aircraft monument and aircraft area
11/20/14 - 20140339362 - An aircraft monument for installation in an aircraft cabin comprising a sanitary module. The sanitary module comprises a toilet which is adapted to be used as a sanitary facility for passengers when an aircraft equipped with the aircraft monument is in cruising flight. The toilet is further adapted to be...

Expandable aircraft monument
11/20/14 - 20140339363 - An aircraft monument for installation in an aircraft cabin including a first functional module, the first functional module including a side wall for delimiting the first functional module from a region of the aircraft cabin adjacent to the first functional module and/or from a region of the aircraft monument adjacent...

Luggage compartment and means of transport
11/13/14 - 20140332628 - A luggage compartment for a means of transport and a means of transport with a luggage compartment are provided. The luggage compartment comprises a housing with a pivotably attached connecting element and with a sliding element. The connecting element is adapted for being pivotably attached to a first structural element...

Aircraft including a passenger cabin extending around a space defined outside the cabin and inside the aircraft
10/30/14 - 20140319274 - The sealed bottoms of aircraft passenger cabin have to be fastened with heavily sized fasteners so as to withstand loads induced by the cabin pressurization. Besides, the increase in aircrafts seating capacity makes an increase in passenger cabin widths of interest. Such a width increase however makes the structure delimiting...

Direction controlled service apparatus
10/16/14 - 20140306059 - A direction controlled service apparatus may include a mounting assembly, a housing assembly configured to operably connect to the mounting assembly, the housing assembly being movable with respect to the mounting assembly, and a plurality of actuators connected between the mounting assembly and the housing assembly, each actuator of the...

Aircraft having a cockpit with optimized outside visibility, and a method
10/02/14 - 20140291444 - An aircraft having a cockpit, said cockpit including a canopy provided with transparent surfaces fastened to bars, a central console, and two seats arranged transversely on either side of the central console. The aircraft includes at least one support (31, 33) connected to the central console and at least one...

Space saving aircraft wheelchair accessible lavatory
10/02/14 - 20140291445 - A space saving aircraft wheelchair accessible lavatory for a passenger aircraft interior cabin includes an exterior wall having a first portion spaced apart from an emergency exit path a sufficient distance to define a space for a crew member to assist passengers exiting the airplane in an emergency. A second...

Lavatory monument with storage compartment
10/02/14 - 20140291446 - A lavatory monument assembly configured to be positioned in the interior of a vehicle. The lavatory monument assembly includes an enclosure that defines a first lavatory interior and includes at least a front wall and first and second side walls extending rearwardly from the front wall. The first lavatory interior...

Integrated aircraft galley system
09/18/14 - 20140263835 - An integrated aircraft galley structure includes a service module having a plurality of galley inserts including at least one oven and at least one refrigeration unit. The service module is formed with a plurality of bays sized to receive the plurality of galley inserts, along with a human machine interface...

Compact aircraft galley and lavatory arrangement and articulating lavatory partition for an aircraft
08/14/14 - 20140224930 - A combination lavatory and galley arrangement for aircraft includes a lavatory portion having adjacent inboard and outboard lavatories, and a galley portion, and can be located aft of aft aircraft aft doors, and can at least partially rearwardly extend into the aircraft's aft pressure dome. The inboard and outboard lavatories...

Aircraft monument having a sanitary module and a galley module
08/07/14 - 20140217239 - An aircraft monument for installation in an aircraft cabin comprising a sanitary module having a sanitary fitment, and a galley module arranged adjacent to the sanitary module. The galley module comprises a trolley parking place and a work surface. The trolley parking place is separated from the sanitary module by...

Aircraft cockpit, in particular the front portion of an aircraft cockpit
07/31/14 - 20140209740 - A device for mixing at least two separate streams of components which, when mixed, form a combined fluid stream. The device comprises a conduit with at least two separate passageways leading to exit openings at an end face of the conduit. Each passageway communicates with a separate component stream and...

Fixed aircraft aisle partition with lighting
06/26/14 - 20140175219 - A partition configured to be positioned within an aircraft. The partition includes a first divider wall having a first wall portion and a first divider assembly. The first divider assembly includes a first lighted member and first lighting for illuminating the first lighted member. The partition also includes a second...

Aircraft cockpit with emergency exit via a central pane
06/26/14 - 20140175220 - The present invention relates to an aircraft cockpit with a double flight deck in which a central pane of a windscreen can be removed in order to at least partially clear an opening in order to constitute an emergency exit and ensure natural ventilation of the cockpit. Moreover, a central...

Aircraft configuration with ramp access to multiple decks
06/19/14 - 20140166807 - An aircraft may include a cabin having a first portion, a second portion, a first ramp and a second ramp. The first portion of the cabin may include an upper deck and a lower deck. The upper deck and the lower deck may be disposed proximate to each other with...

Aircraft interior lavatory
06/12/14 - 20140158825 - A lavatory for an aircraft cabin includes a wall having a forward wall portion disposed immediately aft of and substantially conforming to an exterior aft surface of an aircraft cabin structure, such as a passenger seat, that is substantially not flat in a vertical plane. The forward wall portion includes...

Aircraft aisle partition with swinging doors
06/12/14 - 20140158826 - A partition configured to be positioned within an aircraft. The partition includes a first divider assembly that includes a first wall portion having a first jamb member secured to an inboard surface thereof and a first door hingedly connected to the first jamb member. The first jamb member includes first...

Toilet arrangement for a vehicle
05/22/14 - 20140138483 - A toilet arrangement for a vehicle includes a first toilet compartment, an adjacent second toilet compartment and a partition wall situated between the first toilet compartment and the second toilet compartment, wherein the partition wall is movably supported and designed for being transferred into an open position, in which the...

Aircraft having a recessed cavity in an aft pressure bulkhead wall surface and a galley moved rearwardly into the recessed cavity increasing floor space in front of the galley
05/08/14 - 20140124622 - An aircraft cabin has been reconfigured with a rear fuselage galley and a modified aft pressure bulkhead that enables the galley to be moved rearwardly to provide additional floor space in the aircraft cabin....

Aircraft class divider
05/08/14 - 20140124623 - Disclosed herein is a divider utilized to provide part of a visual separation between sections of a passenger cabin of a commercial aircraft, the divider comprising several components. One component is a support arm fixedly connected to the frame of an aircraft above a passenger seat. Another component may be...

Device for separating two zones of a passenger cabin
05/08/14 - 20140124624 - A device for separating two zones of a passenger cabin including a frame element and an area element which is fastened to said frame element and includes, at least in certain sections, a flexible stretch material. The separating device is detachably fastenable in such a way to a passenger seat...

Aircraft lavatory and galley separated by an internal wall having an intermediate notch that improves the lavatory environment
04/10/14 - 20140097294 - An internal wall in an aircraft cabin separates a lavatory and a galley of the aircraft. The internal wall has an intermediate notch that increases a lateral width dimension of the lavatory above the notch and thereby improves the spatial environment of the lavatory....

Lavatory with stowage compartment
04/03/14 - 20140091178 - An aircraft lavatory comprising an enclosure having a door, a first side wall, a rear wall, a ceiling, and a second side wall, wherein the second side wall includes a sink, the second side wall defining a plane and wherein the sink is inwardly disposed from said plane. To create...

Lavatory reconfiguration system
03/20/14 - 20140077033 - A method and apparatus operating a moveable partition. The moveable partition is configured for use with a first lavatory and a second lavatory. The moveable partition is further configured to separate the first lavatory and the second lavatory into separate spaces within a fixed perimeter for the first lavatory and...

Device for securing a mobile device in an aircraft cabin
03/06/14 - 20140061383 - A device for securing a mobile device in an aircraft cabin includes a first connection element having a bar receiving member. The device further has a second connection element which includes a bar which is suitable for co-operating with the bar receiving member of the first connection element, the bar...

Overhead space utilization device
02/27/14 - 20140054417 - One particular overhead space utilization device, adapted for installation in a hull structure, incorporates at least one berth module with first and second berth portions, first and second intermediate support members, and first and second coupling members. Each berth module has two opposing berth members with a walkway therebetween. The...

Utilization for aircraft airstair space and fuel cell system integration
02/20/14 - 20140048649 - Embodiments of the present invention provide improved space utilization concepts for aircraft, and particularly to using under floor space created by the envelope designed to house an airstair system. For example, this space may be used to house and integrate one or more fuel cell system(s) and/or components, such as...

Cabin segment, cabin and vehicle with a cabin
02/20/14 - 20140048650 - A cabin segment for a vehicle includes two or more parking spaces, arranged side by side and separated from each other by at least one intermediate wall, for accommodating serving trolleys, and furthermore a vehicle attendant seat which on one side is held on one of the at least one...

Centre pedestal for aircraft cockpit and aircraft comprising such a pedestal
02/13/14 - 20140042272 - The invention relates to an aircraft cockpit centre pedestal for the attachment of control and instrumentation equipment for this aircraft, wherein the centre pedestal includes an equipment module including controls connected to at least one first electrical connector, and a single-piece frame including an upper face provided with a recess...

Modular on-board galley, in particular aircraft galley, and method for assembly
02/06/14 - 20140034782 - The invention relates to a modular on-board galley, in particular an aircraft galley (11), and a method of assembling such a galley that comprises, as utility zones, a base and at least one attachment element divided into compartments for accommodating drawers and devices, the compartments being designed with mechanical connectors...

Sealing device for galley hard point
01/23/14 - 20140021297 - A sealing device for mounting a monument on a structural element of an aircraft and for providing a seal between the sealing device and the floor of the aircraft is provided. The sealing device comprises a cylindrical element with a pin for attaching the sealing device to the structural element...

Seat shell and integrated overhead storage bin
01/16/14 - 20140014773 - A lounge assembly configured to be positioned in the interior of an aircraft. The lounge assembly includes a first seat shell configured to at least partially surround a passenger seat, and an overhead storage bin assembly. The overhead storage bin assembly includes first and second posts configured to be secured...

Partition wall for an aeroplane cabin, and an aeroplane
01/09/14 - 20140008491 - A standardised/modularised partition wall with a basic sandwich structure for purposes of separating a cabin area of an aeroplane. The partition wall has a multiplicity of defined zones for the flexible positioning of holding fixtures for the connection of accessories such as flat screens, baby carriers, newspaper racks, and similar,...

Aircraft cabin section
01/09/14 - 20140008492 - An aircraft region having an aisle which leads into an aircraft door region and via which passengers can leave the aircraft or enter the aircraft. The aircraft region further has at least one monument, wherein one of the side walls of the monument is adjacent to the aisle in such...

Modular cabin segment, cabin for a vehicle and vehicle with a cabin
12/19/13 - 20130334369 - A modular cabin segment for a vehicle includes a first lateral segment module that accommodates a first toilet arrangement with at least one toilet compartment and a second lateral segment module, wherein in each case an outer lateral face of the first segment module and of the second lateral segment...

Environmental control system and methods of operating same
12/12/13 - 20130327891 - An environmental control system includes an air supply system coupled to an aircraft. The air supply system includes an external air supply device coupled to the aircraft and a supply duct coupled in flow communication to the external air supply device. An air supply outlet is coupled in flow communication...

Aircraft structural assembly
11/21/13 - 20130306794 - An aircraft structural assembly includes an area element which has a core and an outer layer. A first surface of the area element is convexly curved, at least in certain sections, relative to an imaginary central area of the area element extending through the core of the area element. By...

Secured vestibule to the cockpit of an aircraft and aircraft equipped with such an access door
11/07/13 - 20130292513 - The invention relates to a secure access airlock enabling the communication between several rooms of an aircraft, the secure airlock being installed in an area of the aircraft between a first room and at least one second room, characterized in that it includes two mobile partitions provided in the form...

Aircraft class divider
09/26/13 - 20130248651 - Disclosed herein is a divider providing part of a separation between sections of a passenger cabin of a commercial aircraft, the divider comprising several components. One component may be a support arm connected to the frame of an aircraft above a passenger seat, the support arm having an outer edge...

Integrated aircraft galley and appliance operating system
09/26/13 - 20130248652 - An aircraft galley power and control system is disclosed having a plurality of electrical appliances within a monument, the galley control system including a control panel removed from the electrical appliances that include controls for operating each of the electrical appliances, The galley also includes a galley controller interface for...

Aircraft crew cabin changing area
09/19/13 - 20130240669 - An aircraft crew cabin rest area that is formed between the aircraft galley and a console, or between any two aircraft monuments, utilizing special folding and extendible doors and specialized locking means....

Aircraft waste bin extractor
09/19/13 - 20130240670 - An aircraft galley waste bin extraction unit is disclosed having a first compartment formed by a plurality of walls that conform with walls of the waste bin, an extraction chamber adjoining the first compartment and sharing a common wall, and a platform within the common wall including a hinged bottom...

Aircraft cabin bin retrofit
09/12/13 - 20130233971 - Disclosed herein is an asymmetric luggage stowage bin arrangement, with a pair of buckets attached to a single bin housing. The buckets being unequal in length, to optimize the storage capacity of the bin housing relative to the most common luggage dimensions on the market. In one form, the asymmetric...

Integrated lavatory galley monument
08/15/13 - 20130206904 - A monument assembly configured to be positioned interior of an aircraft that includes a galley module, a first lavatory module and a second lavatory module. The module is positioned between the first and second lavatory modules, and the first lavatory module and the galley module share a first inboard dividing...

Integrated galley and bin monument
08/15/13 - 20130206905 - A galley monument assembly that is configured to be positioned in the interior of an aircraft. The galley monument assembly includes a lower storage section that is adapted to receive at least one trolley cart and that includes a vertically oriented rear wall and two opposing side walls. The lower...

Lavatory with recessed flight attendant seat
08/15/13 - 20130206906 - A lavatory monument assembly configured to be positioned in the interior of an aircraft that includes a first wall and a second wall that are generally parallel to one another, and the second wall is longer than the first wall. The lavatory monument assembly further includes a third wall and...

Expandable lavatory with movable wall
08/15/13 - 20130206907 - A lavatory monument assembly configured to be positioned in the interior of an aircraft that includes first, second, third and fourth walls that cooperate to define a lavatory interior, a door positioned on one of the first, second, third and fourth walls that allows access to the lavatory interior, and...

Aircraft galley
07/25/13 - 20130187000 - An aircraft galley is disclosed having a stand-alone beverage station and a stand-alone food preparation station. Each station is equipped with extendable work decks and integrated equipment for plug and play exchange. The beverage station is equipped with brewing stations and a top loading refuse compartment, and the food preparation...

Aircraft nose and nose landing gear bay structure
06/13/13 - 20130146709 - An aircraft nose structure includes a fuselage, a floor for a pressurized space and a nose landing gear bay arranged under the floor, on the opposite side to the space. The bay includes walls that form a pressure barrier, of which there are two lateral panels mechanically secured to the...

Payload use of wing to body volume in an elliptical fuselage
05/16/13 - 20130119198 - An aircraft passenger cabin in an aircraft fuselage wherein an upper portion of the cabin volume is a substantially elliptical cross section and a lower portion of the cabin volume is a cross section extending laterally into a blended area of the wing and fuselage typically referred to as a...

Luggage storage compartment for an aircraft, and aircraft comprising the luggage storage compartment
05/16/13 - 20130119199 - Luggage storage compartment for an aircraft, comprising a housing and a luggage container being mounted pivotably in the housing about a pivot axis A, and being transferrable with a first pivoting motion S1 from a closed position G into an open position Ö and the luggage storage compartment being opened,...

Baggage holder for an aircraft and aircraft having the baggage holder
05/16/13 - 20130119200 - Baggage compartment 1 for an aircraft, wherein the baggage compartment 1 comprises a housing 2 and a baggage holder 3, wherein the baggage holder 3 is swivel-mounted about a swivel axis A in the housing 2, wherein, the swivel axis A intersects, in its longitudinal extent, a holder side wall...

Changing cubicle in an aircraft and method for retrofitting an aircraft with a changing cubicle
05/02/13 - 20130105626 - The invention relates to a changing cubicle in an aircraft (14), said changing cubicle comprising outer walls (4) that are opaque, at least in part, and being designed with an access opening (5) that can be closed, at least in part, wherein the changing cubicle (1) can be fastened to...

High privacy passenger aircraft cabin arrangement
05/02/13 - 20130105627 - An aircraft that includes a cabin that has a floor, side walls, a ceiling and an interior, a first class section positioned in the interior that includes a longitudinally extending first aisle extending therethrough, a first door positioned fore of the first class section, an economy class section positioned in...

Integrated lavatory pan for commercial aircraft
04/25/13 - 20130099055 - Aircraft flooring construction wherein the floor covering (e.g. over the floor structure of the aircraft) is an integrated single construction of material or materials with suitable physical properties including moisture impermeability, wear resistance and low combustion and toxicity, for long term and safe use in aircraft and particularly for aircraft...

Sanitary module arrangement for installation in an aircraft cabin
04/04/13 - 20130082140 - A sanitary module arrangement configured for installation in an aircraft cabin includes a sanitary module, the interior of which is separated by a partition wall from an area of the aircraft cabin adjacent to the sanitary module. A sanitary appliance and a first trolley parking place to accommodate at least...

Actuation device for opening an emergency exit flap of a cockpit door
04/04/13 - 20130082141 - An actuation device for opening an emergency exit flap of a cockpit door is provided. The actuation device comprises a support structure, at least two securing elements, an actuation element and a deflection mechanism. The support structure is configured so as to be fastened to the emergency exit flap. The...

Airbag module on passenger door
03/28/13 - 20130075524 - Described are airbag modules for a passenger door having a door bustle, an airbag positioned adjacent the door bustle, and an inflator positioned adjacent the door bustle. As examples, a pneumatic system is coupled to the inflator and the airbag, wherein the pneumatic system includes a slide lock that is...

Handling system for handling objects in a vehicle, storage device and method for handling objects in a vehicle
03/07/13 - 20130056583 - A handling system for handling objects in a vehicle comprises a storage apparatus that is positionable outside a vehicle cabin, an access device that is positionable in a vehicle cabin, and a transport device for transporting objects between the storage apparatus and the access device. The storage apparatus comprises a...

Housing-free hatrack
01/31/13 - 20130026293 - A housing-free hatrack for a passenger cabin of an aircraft includes a hatrack body, at least one fixing brace and a bearing which is arranged between the hatrack body and one end of the fixing brace in such a way that the hatrack body is pivotable about a pivot axis....

Door for an accommodation module, accommodation module and aircraft
01/17/13 - 20130015293 - A door for crew rest compartments of cabins of means of transport comprises a lateral door leaf and a front door leaf as well as a floor element. With the door closed the floor element forms a continuation of the floor of the crew rest compartment. When compared to sliding...

Intermediate support structure for the cockpit of an aircraft
01/10/13 - 20130009007 - An intermediate support structure (10) for the cockpit of an aircraft comprises a raised floor (11) and at least one structural element (12,13) extending as an arch above the raised floor, said arched structure (12, 13) being adapted to hold in position at least one item of equipment (51) in...

Glare shield equipped with an emergency vision apparatus
12/27/12 - 20120325961 - A glare shield equipped with an emergency vision apparatus comprises a glare shield in a cockpit and a compartment recessed into the glare shield. A blower is disposed within the compartment. An inflatable first enclosure made of airtight material and having an expanded form when deployed and a deflated form...

Window-less transport aircraft
12/27/12 - 20120325962 - Transport aircraft with passenger windows are a relatively complex add-on to the design of a fuselage. These windows are only for cosmetic features to give passengers who sit nearby comfort. They can take away natural strength attributes of the simple design of a tubular fuselage shape. The need for windows...

Overhead stowage bin load transfer and balance system
12/27/12 - 20120325963 - An ergonomically improved stowage system includes a supporting structure, a bin having a volume with an opening to receive a load, the bin being movable with respect to the supporting structure from a closed to an open position, and an attaching mechanism for attaching the bin to the structure. The...

Movable bin
12/20/12 - 20120318917 - A movable storage compartment for a passenger cabin comprises a housing and fixing structures on the side walls of the housing, the housing being open on one side and being able to be moved back and forth between an open and a closed position, that is to say being able...