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U.S. Patent Specifications

U.S. Patent Specifications 176 AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING June, 1936 Some Recent Patents of Aeronautical Interest Granted in the U.S.A. 2,034,106 . Retractable Landing Gear. Guy 1. Self-adjusting valve operating mechaism for Λ. Luburg, Snyder, N.Y., assignor to Curtiss interna l combustion engines comprising in com­ Aeroplane an d Motor Company, Inc., a corporation binatio n two moving and relatively movable of New York. Application Jan. 23 1934. Serial members , a cylindrical chamber bounded at one No . 707,887. 4 Claims. [Class 244-2.] end by one such member, and at the other end by th e other, a non-return valve mounted co-axially 4 . In a retractable landing gear for aircraft a within said chamber for admitting thereto and cantilever strut carrying a wheel for ground confining therein a column of liquid under pressure contact , a sleeve swingably mounted on said b y which th e whole operating thrust is transmitted aircraft within which said strut slidably engages, from one moving member to the other, said non­ mean s for sliding said strut with respect to said retur n valve being unrestrained and free to move sleeve, and means for constraining the end of said unde r the action of gravity, inertia and fluid stru t to a predetermined path of movement during prising two antenna; arranged in the same plane pressure alone and being mounted on one of said sliding thereof with respect to said sleeve. bu t at different heights on said aircraft, switch­ member s in such orientation that in the initial ing means connected to said antenna; so as to stages of raising an engine valve the inertia of the connect alternately either one of said antenna; non-retur n valve urges it on to its seating, and t o a receiver, and a visual indicator electrically mean s t o limit the lift of the non-return valve to a connected to said receiver to provide indication of distanc e not materially greater than the required th e field intensity of a predetermined landing curve. clearance in the engine valve operating mechanism. 2,035,019 . Cooling Means. Robert R. 2,037,339 . Compression-Ignition Engine. Osborn, Kenmore, Pa., assignor t o Curtiss Aeroplane Harr y Ralph Ricardo; Pall Mall, London, England. an d Motor Company, Inc., a corporation of New York . Application Nov. 17, 1933. Serial No. 698,450. 2 Claims. [Class 244-31.] 1. In aircraft, in combination, an enclosed air-cooled heat generating engine therein, a hollow wing having a transverse partition dividing the interio r of said wing int o a leading edge compartmen t an d a rear compartment, both said compartments comprising substantially the full thickness of said wing, means connecting said engine closure with said leading edge compartment, means connecting said closure with said rear compartment, and mean s for forcing an air cooling blast over said 2,034,218 . Lateral Control. Fred E. Weick an d Joseph A. Shortal, Hampton, Va. Application Nov . 21, 1934. Serial No. 754,162. 15 Claims. Class 244-29.] 1. In a lateral control, a wing having a con­ tinuousl y open slot therethrough disposed spanwise thereof with the discharge opening of the slot throug h the upper surface of the wing, and a Application May 15, 1935. Serial No. 21,665. In latera l control member vertically swingably Grea t Britain May 16, 1934. 1 Claim. [Class mounte d on the wing extending rearwardly across 123-32.] th e slot discharge opening in the wing upper surface to form a portion of the normal wing I n an internal combustion engine of the liquid uppe r surface with the control member in lowered fuel injection compression-ignition type, the com­ neutra l control position, said control member binatio n with an engine cylinder, of a combustion havin g a chord less than the width of the slot chambe r formed as a pocket which lies outside discharge opening whereby said slot with the of but communicates with the cylinder, said pocket control member in neutral control position main­ being of approximately circular shape in planes tain s a flow of air a t the upper surface of the wing transvers e to the axis thereof, and having end directly a t th e rear of said lateral control member, walls the minimum distance between which is at an d said control member swingable upwardly from least two-thirds of the mean diameter of the neutra l to lateral control position projected from pocket, means affording a passage extending be­ th e wing upper surface and increasing the width tween the cylinder and the combustion chamber of the slot discharge opening through the upper pocket, said pocket being formed to provide an surface of the wing. orifice in one end wall thereof communicating engine, through said leading edge compartment, wit h the passage, said passage being so. formed throug h said rear compartment, and again over tha t the air charge forced therethrough during said engine, said partition having openings for the th e compression stroke will enter the pocket in flow of air therethrough toward the outer end of a direction such that the charge in the pocket said wing. a t the end of the compression stroke will be in a state of rotation as a whole about the axis of 2,036,936 . Valve Gear for Internal Com­ th e pocket, and a fuel injection device disposed bustio n Engines. Frank Bernard Halford, Lon­ adjacen t the other end wall of the combustion don , England. Application Mar. 15, 1933. Serial chambe r pocket at a point displaced a substan­ No . 660,971. In Great Britain April 4, 1932. 2,034,520 . Radio Receiver for Landing. tial distance radially from the axis of the pocket, 6 Claims. [Class 123-90.] August Leib, Berlin, Germany, assignor to Tele- said device being constructed and arranged to funken Gesellschaft für Drahtlose Telegraphie deliver a jet of fuel in a direction forming an m.b.H. , Berlin, Germany , a corporation of Germany. angle with the pocket axis of less tha n 45 deg., the Applicatio n April 17, 1933. Serial No. 666,402. axis of the jet intersecting the floor plane of the I n Germany April 21, 1932. 5 Claims. [Class pocket at a point which lies between radial planes 250-11.] extendin g from the pocket axis and angularly positioned about tha t axis by approximatel y 15 deg. 1. An aircraft receiver arrangement for landing an d 135 deg. respectively in a direction measured unde r conditions of unfavourable visibility, com­ up-strea m from the radial plane which passes throug h the downstream edge of the actual or * The above abstracts of patents granted in the United States " equivalent " orifice of the passage, the said point are taken, by permission of the Department of Commerce, from the being displaced in a radial direction from the Official Gazette of the United Slates Patent Office. Printed copies of pocket axis by a distance greater than one-third the full specifications can be obtained, price 10 cents each, from the Commissioner of Patents, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. of the mean radius of the circular wall of the Except where otherwise stated, the specification is unaccompanied pocket . by drawings if none is reproduced. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology Emerald Publishing

U.S. Patent Specifications

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology , Volume 8 (6): 1 – Jun 1, 1936

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176 AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING June, 1936 Some Recent Patents of Aeronautical Interest Granted in the U.S.A. 2,034,106 . Retractable Landing Gear. Guy 1. Self-adjusting valve operating mechaism for Λ. Luburg, Snyder, N.Y., assignor to Curtiss interna l combustion engines comprising in com­ Aeroplane an d Motor Company, Inc., a corporation binatio n two moving and relatively movable of New York. Application Jan. 23 1934. Serial members , a cylindrical chamber bounded at one No . 707,887. 4 Claims. [Class 244-2.] end by one such member, and at the other end by th e other, a non-return valve mounted co-axially 4 . In a retractable landing gear for aircraft a within said chamber for admitting thereto and cantilever strut carrying a wheel for ground confining therein a column of liquid under pressure contact , a sleeve swingably mounted on said b y which th e whole operating thrust is transmitted aircraft within which said strut slidably engages, from one moving member to the other, said non­ mean s for sliding said strut with respect to said retur n valve being unrestrained and free to move sleeve, and means for constraining the end of said unde r the action of gravity, inertia and fluid stru t to a predetermined path of movement during prising two antenna; arranged in the same plane pressure alone and being mounted on one of said sliding thereof with respect to said sleeve. bu t at different heights on said aircraft, switch­ member s in such orientation that in the initial ing means connected to said antenna; so as to stages of raising an engine valve the inertia of the connect alternately either one of said antenna; non-retur n valve urges it on to its seating, and t o a receiver, and a visual indicator electrically mean s t o limit the lift of the non-return valve to a connected to said receiver to provide indication of distanc e not materially greater than the required th e field intensity of a predetermined landing curve. clearance in the engine valve operating mechanism. 2,035,019 . Cooling Means. Robert R. 2,037,339 . Compression-Ignition Engine. Osborn, Kenmore, Pa., assignor t o Curtiss Aeroplane Harr y Ralph Ricardo; Pall Mall, London, England. an d Motor Company, Inc., a corporation of New York . Application Nov. 17, 1933. Serial No. 698,450. 2 Claims. [Class 244-31.] 1. In aircraft, in combination, an enclosed air-cooled heat generating engine therein, a hollow wing having a transverse partition dividing the interio r of said wing int o a leading edge compartmen t an d a rear compartment, both said compartments comprising substantially the full thickness of said wing, means connecting said engine closure with said leading edge compartment, means connecting said closure with said rear compartment, and mean s for forcing an air cooling blast over said 2,034,218 . Lateral Control. Fred E. Weick an d Joseph A. Shortal, Hampton, Va. Application Nov . 21, 1934. Serial No. 754,162. 15 Claims. Class 244-29.] 1. In a lateral control, a wing having a con­ tinuousl y open slot therethrough disposed spanwise thereof with the discharge opening of the slot throug h the upper surface of the wing, and a Application May 15, 1935. Serial No. 21,665. In latera l control member vertically swingably Grea t Britain May 16, 1934. 1 Claim. [Class mounte d on the wing extending rearwardly across 123-32.] th e slot discharge opening in the wing upper surface to form a portion of the normal wing I n an internal combustion engine of the liquid uppe r surface with the control member in lowered fuel injection compression-ignition type, the com­ neutra l control position, said control member binatio n with an engine cylinder, of a combustion havin g a chord less than the width of the slot chambe r formed as a pocket which lies outside discharge opening whereby said slot with the of but communicates with the cylinder, said pocket control member in neutral control position main­ being of approximately circular shape in planes tain s a flow of air a t the upper surface of the wing transvers e to the axis thereof, and having end directly a t th e rear of said lateral control member, walls the minimum distance between which is at an d said control member swingable upwardly from least two-thirds of the mean diameter of the neutra l to lateral control position projected from pocket, means affording a passage extending be­ th e wing upper surface and increasing the width tween the cylinder and the combustion chamber of the slot discharge opening through the upper pocket, said pocket being formed to provide an surface of the wing. orifice in one end wall thereof communicating engine, through said leading edge compartment, wit h the passage, said passage being so. formed throug h said rear compartment, and again over tha t the air charge forced therethrough during said engine, said partition having openings for the th e compression stroke will enter the pocket in flow of air therethrough toward the outer end of a direction such that the charge in the pocket said wing. a t the end of the compression stroke will be in a state of rotation as a whole about the axis of 2,036,936 . Valve Gear for Internal Com­ th e pocket, and a fuel injection device disposed bustio n Engines. Frank Bernard Halford, Lon­ adjacen t the other end wall of the combustion don , England. Application Mar. 15, 1933. Serial chambe r pocket at a point displaced a substan­ No . 660,971. In Great Britain April 4, 1932. 2,034,520 . Radio Receiver for Landing. tial distance radially from the axis of the pocket, 6 Claims. [Class 123-90.] August Leib, Berlin, Germany, assignor to Tele- said device being constructed and arranged to funken Gesellschaft für Drahtlose Telegraphie deliver a jet of fuel in a direction forming an m.b.H. , Berlin, Germany , a corporation of Germany. angle with the pocket axis of less tha n 45 deg., the Applicatio n April 17, 1933. Serial No. 666,402. axis of the jet intersecting the floor plane of the I n Germany April 21, 1932. 5 Claims. [Class pocket at a point which lies between radial planes 250-11.] extendin g from the pocket axis and angularly positioned about tha t axis by approximatel y 15 deg. 1. An aircraft receiver arrangement for landing an d 135 deg. respectively in a direction measured unde r conditions of unfavourable visibility, com­ up-strea m from the radial plane which passes throug h the downstream edge of the actual or * The above abstracts of patents granted in the United States " equivalent " orifice of the passage, the said point are taken, by permission of the Department of Commerce, from the being displaced in a radial direction from the Official Gazette of the United Slates Patent Office. Printed copies of pocket axis by a distance greater than one-third the full specifications can be obtained, price 10 cents each, from the Commissioner of Patents, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. of the mean radius of the circular wall of the Except where otherwise stated, the specification is unaccompanied pocket . by drawings if none is reproduced.

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Published: Jun 1, 1936

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