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92 AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING March, 1940 Some Recent Patents of Aeronautical Interest Granted in the U.S.A. 2,173,153 . Aircraft Sustaining Rotor . James anchor for one direction of drum rotation, and of said first turbine operable to govern the work Allan Jamieson Bennett, Esher, and George below the anchor on the other shoe end for disc, done by said second turbine for controlling the Bertran d Leslie Ellis, Thames Dillon, England, a n offset portion arranged concentric therein, a pressure of the air supplied to said first blower. assignors, by mesne assignments, to Autogiro brakin g flange secured in the offset portion, a Company of America, a corporation of Delaware. flange on the disc and a ring connecting the flange Application November 10, 1937, Serial No. 173,916. to the braking flange. I n Great Britain November 12, 1936. 2 Claims. [Class 244-18.] I n an aircraft sustaining rotor, a pivotal blade mountin g including relatively rotatable blade mounting parts subject to axial load, a torsionally yieldable member interconnecting said parts to 2,173,674 . Aileron Device. Edward 1". tak e said axial load, and a thrust bearing interposed Zaparka , Baltimore, Md., assignor to Zap Develop in series in the connection of said member with men t Corporation, Baltimore, Md., a corporation said parts, the thrust bearing having a higher of Delaware. Application June 7, 1933, Serial frictional moment than the resistance to torsional No . 674,729. Renewed January 13, 1937. 17 yielding of said member within a limited range 2,173,584 . Wheel. Frederick С. Frank, South Claims. [Class 244—90.] of angular displacement of the blade mounting Bend, Ind., assignor to Bendix Aviation Cor part s when under normal flight loading. poration, South Bend, Ind., a corporation of Delaware. Application December 21, 1931, Serial 2,173,273 . Aircraft Structure. Alexander No. 582,449. Renewed January 12, 1937. 4 Claims. P. de Seversky, Northport, N.Y., assignor to [Class 301-6.] Seversky Aircraft Corporation, a corporation of Delaware. Application November 13, 1937, Seria No. 174,334. 2 Claims. [Class 244—12.] In an aircraft having a transverse wing extending on either side of the centre line of the craft and roll control mechanism including a control member, roll producing devices on either side of the craft and mounted on said wing, connections between said control member to said devices, and means whereby there is a substantially straight line increase in forces necessary to move the control member as th e roll producing devices are moved from their neutral positions. In an aeroplane a flap for changing the camber of the lower surface of a part of the aeroplane, 2,173,841 . Radio Controlled Aircraft means for positively lowering the flap from the System . Frederick J. Hooven, Dayton, Ohio fuselage and including a rock shaft, a torque-tube, Application |uly 17, 1936. Serial No. 91,191. a n arm loosely mounted on the rock shaft, a 7 Claims. [Class 172-282.] releasable detent connecting the arm t o said shaft, a spring connected to the arm in such manner a s to automatically rock the shaft in th e flap-lifting direction when the detent is released, a Bowden wire connected to the detent, an actuating member connected to the Bowden wire, and a feeler member A wheel comprising a radial load-carrying reverse operatively connected to the actuating member rotation , an operating lever pivoted to said anchor and adapted to actuate same when the feeler an d arranged beside said arm in the space between contacts a landing surface. th e backing plate and friction means, and means connecting said lever and arm, said means adapted 2,173,582 . Brake. Harold Fisher, South to compensate for the shifting of said cam due Bend, Ind., assignor to Bendix Aviation Corpora to the change of fulcrum upon forward and reverse tion, South Bend, Ind., a corporation of Delaware. braking . Application July 28, 1932, Serial No. 625,487. 4 Claims. [Class 188—78.] A brake comprising a drum, a backing plate 2,173,595 . Turbine Driven Blower. Alfred a t the open side of the drum, an anchor carried Schütte, Augsburg, Germany, assignor to Maschinen b y the backing plate, a floating friction means fabrik Augsburg-Nurnberg A.G., Augsburg, Ger Л system for controlling aircraft comprising in many , a corporation of Germany. Application within the drum and including shoes having a combination with the rudder of an aircraft March 23, 1938, Serial No. 197,619. In Germany pair of adjacent ends, either one of which may mechanism for controlling the angular movement March 25, 1937. 5 Claims. [Class 60—13.] engage said anchor depending upon drum rotation of said rudder, a radio compass receiver including ; coil antenna, means controlled by said radio com direction, a spreading cam adapted to float on I n combination, an internal combustion engine, pass receiver for orienting said coil antenn a accord said anchor and having an operating arm extending a n exhaust driven turbine, means for supplying ing to the directive characteristics of the received along a chord of the drum between the backing th e exhaust gases of the engine to said turbine in plat e and one end of the friction means, and an unchangeable manner, a blower operated by signalling energy, means controlled by the move arranged to fulcrum on one shoe and above the said turbine and supplying compressed air to men t oí said coil antenn a for controlling the opera said engine, a second turbine in series with said tion of said mechanism, means for operating said first turbine and operated by the exhaust gases mechanism at different speeds depending upon the • The above abstracts of patents granted in the United Stales from the said first turbine, a second blower bearing of the coil entenna with respect to the are taken, by permission of the Department of Commerce, from the Oficial Gazette of the United Stales Patent Office. Printed copies of operated by said second turbine and receiving its direction of propagation of the signalling energy one full specifications can be obtained, price 10 cents each, from the suppl y from the atmosphere, means for supplying and a differential gear system interposed between Commissioner of Patents, Washington, P.C., U.S.A. air compressed by said second blower to the inlet th e means controlled by the movement of the coil Except where otherwise stated, the specification is unaccompanied of the first blower, and control means independent antenn a and said mechanism, by drawings if none is reproduced.
Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology – Emerald Publishing
Published: Mar 1, 1940
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