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258 AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING August, 1940 2,182,706 . Airplane Safety Device. Francis means including an arm extending rearwardly 2,183,138 . Connecting Mechanism. Rober R. Shanley, Washington, D.C., assignor to the from the front of the shield towards its open rear Leicester Hall, Garden City, N.Y. Application Government of the United States of America, as side, whereon the gun is supported, a combined Septembe r 24, 1937. Serial No. 165,464. 13 Claims. represented by the Secretary of the Navy. Applica and unitary ammunition container and case and [Class 244-1.] tion May 15, 1934. Serial No. 725,815. 9 Claims. link receiver unit, and means carried by said [Class 177-311.] ar m supporting and guiding the latter, when in serted through the open rear end of the shield, for movement of the unit into operative position relative to the gun, the unit having such shape, and the arm and shield being so disposed as to avoid interference during such movement into and from operative position. 2,183,020 . Ignition Harness. Henry C. Hill, Montclair, N.J., assignor to Wright Aeronautical A wing flap return device comprising an outer Corporation, a corporation of New York. Applica tub e having an abutment at one end, a tubular tion April 15, 1939. Serial No. 268,149. 10 Claims. extension of reduced diameter connected to the [Class 123-148.] other end of said outer tube, an inner tube teles- copically mounted within said outer tube, said inner tub e carrying an annular collar member adjacent An aircraft instrument comprising a casing, a th e inner end of said inner tube, a second annular weight movable for a small distance between an collar-member located in a space between said upper and a lower stop in said casing, means for inner and outer tubes and slidably mounted with causing a pressure differential to be applied to said respect thereto, a compression spring between said weight thereby tending to force it against one of collar members, a cam surface carried by said inner said stops, means for mounting said casing in an tube , a plurality of control arms pivoted to said aeroplane so that acceleration acting on the aero annula r collar members, each arm carrying at its plan e will tend to force said weight against the end a roller engageable with said cam surface and lower stop, an electric switch operated by a small also carrying an intermediate roller, said outer motion of said weight, a spring acting against said tub e carrying an abutment engageable with said weight and tending to hold it against said upper intermediat e roller and a tensor spring connected stop, the closing of said switch being accomplished a t one end to said inner tube and at its other end to b y the action of acceleration against the differential said tubular extension located within said inner pressure and said spring. tub e and said tubular extension. 2,182,812 . Air Propeller Blade. Victor Lougheed, Lucketts, Va. Application February 10, 2,183,158 . Rotative Sustaining Wing for 1938. Serial No. 189,720. 17 Claims. [Class 170- Aircraft . James Allan Jamieson Bennett, Genista, 159.] An ignition harness for a radial cylinder engine Newton Mearns, Renfrew, Scotland, assignor, by I n a reinforced airscrew blade containing strips comprising identical segmental conduits in looking- mesne assignments, to Autogiro Company of of reinforcing material surrounded by hardened glass symmetry secured to the engine case con America, a corporation of Delaware. Application plastic material, an anchor member located at the centric therewith, the conduits having an identical Jun e 1(5, 193(5. Serial No. 85,509. In Great Britain root of the blade tha t anchors securely as an integral pluralit y of radial openings and ferrules thereat, Jun e 21, 1935. 1(5 Claims. [Class 244-123.] par t of the blade strips of reinforcing material ignition wiring threaded from the engine cylinder looped around said anchor member. through said ferrules to the adjacent ends of said conduits whence the wiring emanates, and identical condui t elbows through which the wires pass, swiveled upon the conduits to lead the wiring axially over the engine case. 2,183,119 . Rotative-Winged Aircraft. Agnew E. Larsen, Jenkintown, Pa., assignor, by A rotative sustaining wing for aircraft in large mesne assignments, to Autogiro Company of par t consisting of a plurality of elongated tubular America, a corporation of Delaware. Application 2,182,868 . Shielded Flexible Gun Mount members secured together with their major axes March 22, 1938. Serial No. 197,368. 21 Claims. and Ammunition Container Therefor. John in substantial parallelism, the tubular members [Class 244-18.] F . Haberlin, Seattle, Wash., assignor to Boeing being shaped to define different portions of the Aircraft Company, Seattle, Wash., a corporation I n an aircraft having a sustaining rotor and an cross-sectional contour of the wing fore and aft of Washington. Application January 11, 1937. associated disconnectible driving mechanism there thereof, and, in assembled relation, defining the major par t of th e total cross-sectional contour of the Serial No. 119,905. 10 Claims. [Class 89-37.5.] for extending upwardly from the body of the craft wing, and attachment means for mounting the wing t o the hub of the rotor, fluid pressure operable I n combination with a machine gun for use on a co-operating rotating hub, the attachment mean s for varying the pitch of a blade of the rotor, upon an aircraft structure, and an enclosing and means being secured to a tubular member at the a fluid pump driven by the rotor drive means a t the supportin g shield for the gun open at its rear nose of the wing. roto r hub to provide pressure for actuating said side, said shield being flexibly mounted upon the fluid pressure operable means, and control means aircraft, means within and supported from the interconnecting the pump and the fluid pressure shield for thus supporting a gun, with its muzzle operable means upon connection of the drive to the 2,183,279 . Aircraft Construction. Lewis protrudin g from the front of the shield, said rotor. C. McCarty, Jr., Baltimore, and Robert G. Nightin gale, Towson, Md., assignors to The Glenn L. Martin Company, Baltimore, Md. Application April 1, 1939. Serial No. 265,458. 9 Claims. [Class 244-42.] In an aircraft having a fixed surface, a movable surface hinged to said fixed surface and a second movable surface hinged to said first movable sur face, control mechanism for moving said second movable surface with respect to said first movable * These abstracts of patents granted in the United States surface out of alignment therewith, and means, are taken, by permission of the Department of Commerce, from the responsive to operation of said control mechanism Official Gazette of the United States Patent Office. Printed copies of the full specifications can be obtained, price 10 cents each, from the such a s to produce disalignment of th e said movable Commissioner of Patents, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. surfaces, to move said first movable surface towards Except where otherwise stated, the specification is unaccompanied alignment with said second movable surface. by drawings if none is reproduced.
Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology – Emerald Publishing
Published: Aug 1, 1940
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