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8944371 Transmission of a control force  
A control force transmission arrangement for an aircraft is provided. A transmission device has a first and a second force transmission point, and a coupling unit disposed between them. The...
8944372 Device for detecting breakage of a primary path in a flight control actuator  
A device (13) for detecting the breakage of a primary path in a flight control actuator, said actuator having a primary path (1) comprising a rotary hollow screw (2), a secondary path (10)...
8948960 Systems and methods for arbitrating sensor and actuator signals in a multi-channel control system  
Systems and methods are provided for arbitrating sensor and actuator signals in various devices. One system includes input/output (I/O) circuitry, redundant computation circuits coupled to the I/O...
8857757 Independent blade control system with hydraulic pitch link  
According to one embodiment, a rotorcraft pitch link includes a housing and a piston assembly. The housing comprises a first chamber and a second chamber. A first housing opening allows a first...
8814085 Fault-tolerant actuating system for adjusting flaps of an aircraft, comprising adjustment kinematics with a fixed pivot, and a method for monitoring an actuating system  
A fault-tolerant actuating system with at least one flap, adjustable on a respective wing of an aircraft, and with a control and monitoring device, includes: drive devices that are functionally...
8800277 Hydraulic system for aircraft  
A hydraulic system for aircraft wherein at least one circuit includes two hydraulic pumps, at least one of which is driven by an engine that may suffer uncontained failure that can damage...
8789791 Electrical system and electrical accumulator for electrical actuation and related methods  
An electrical system for driving flight control actuators, electrical accumulator, and methods for managing electrical power for an aircraft electrical system and methods of retrofitting an...
8702034 Test device for the detection of the recovery effort by a secondary flight ordering actuator, and associated test method  
The disclosure relates to a device for testing means of detecting the loading of the secondary path of a flight control actuator of the type including a primary path and a secondary path able to...
8696236 Paving machine having automatically adjustable operator station controls  
A method of operating a control system for a machine is disclosed. The method may include receiving machine control settings for a first operator station from an operator and receiving an input...
8690101 Triplex cockpit control data acquisition electronics  
A system and method are provided for controlling aircraft flight control surfaces. The system may include at least three pilot sensor channels, each pilot sensor channel including a set of pilot...
8684314 Emergency piloting by means of a series actuator for a manual flight control system in an aircraft  
For emergency piloting of a manual flight control system (7) of an aircraft (1), in the event of flexible connection means (26) breaking, an upstream control device (8) takes authority over the...
8677885 Floating piston actuator for operation with multiple hydraulic systems  
A floating piston actuator for use with multiple hydraulic systems includes a housing and a piston assembly. The piston assembly includes an elongate shaft or ram, at least one secured piston...
8583293 Flight control surface actuation force fight mitigation system and method  
A system and method of mitigating a force fight between hydraulically-operated actuators that are coupled to a single flight control surface is provided. The differential fluid pressure across...
8577521 On-board aeronautical system with dynamic reconfiguration, associated method and aircraft carrying such a system  
The present invention relates to an on-board aeronautic system intended to be dynamically reconfigured, especially an on-board information system, and to an associated method as well as to an...
8567715 Flight control system for an aircraft  
The invention relates to a flight control system for an aircraft comprising control surfaces and actuators associated with the control surfaces to control flight functions, including roll, yaw,...
8540188 Aircraft actuator hydraulic apparatus  
A hydraulic pump is installed inside a wing at which a control surface is provided, and supplies pressure oil to an actuator when a loss or degradation occurs in the function of aircraft central...
8534599 Redundant two stage electro-hydraulic servo actuator control  
A flight control system includes a dual stage actuator for moving a control surface. Each stage includes several control valves that are controlled independently to provide a desired redundancy. A...
8505848 Aircraft actuator hydraulic system  
A first actuator drives a control surface by being operated by supply of pressure oil from a first aircraft central hydraulic power source including a first aircraft central hydraulic pump. A...
8500063 Hydraulic apparatus for aircraft actuators  
A pump unit installed inside a wing, and a panel body constituting part of a wing structure portion forming a surface structure of the wing are provided. The pump unit includes a backup hydraulic...
8496204 Method and system for minimizing axial backlash in a dual load path fail-safe aircraft actuator system  
The actuator locking mechanism is a bi-directional secondary load path lock that operates under both compression and tension loads via a radial locking wedge and axial slide lock system. This...
8335600 Regenerative integrated actuation system and associated method  
A regenerative integrated actuation system and method are provided to efficiently supply power to a plurality of actuators and to make efficient use of power regenerated by the actuators. The...
8276842 Dual actuator drive assembly with synchronization shaft  
A drive arrangement comprising first and second actuators (24) arranged to drive respective output members (22) for movement, first and second synchronization arrangements (34) associated with...
8181908 Control surface failsafe drop link  
An aircraft control surface failsafe hinge configuration is disclosed. The arrangement comprises a drop link configuration which is adapted to attach a control surface to an aircraft structure...
8172174 Hybrid electromechanical/hydromechanical actuator and actuation control system  
A hybrid actuator assembly includes an actuator housing, an electromechanical actuator, and a hydraulic actuator. The electromechanical actuator is disposed at least partially within the actuator...
8104720 System and method for an integrated backup control system  
Embodiments of the invention relate to a flight control system for controlling an aircraft in flight having a backup control system integrated into an active control stick. The actuated control...
8104710 Actuator arrangement  
An actuator arrangement comprises a first screw shaft, a first nut cooperating with the first screw shaft such that rotation of the first screw shaft causes the first nut to translate thereon, a...
8070091 Electromechanical actuation system and method  
Electromechanical actuation systems and methods are provided. The electromechanical actuation system includes first, second, and third linear actuators having respective first, second, and third...
8052084 Mechanical connection between a primary nut and secondary nut  
The assembly comprises a first and a second nut intended to cooperate with a screw in particular provided in an adjustable tailplane actuator for an aircraft, and a mechanical connection between...
8038093 Aircraft control device  
The invention relates to a control surface (3) for an aerodynamic lifting surface (2) of aircraft comprising a main closing rib (9) located at one end of the control surface (3) to which a main...
8038094 Hydraulic system for aircraft  
A hydraulic system for aircraft operating devices provides a secondary pressure source for direction and deceleration control in case of loss of pressure from a primary pressure source. The system...
8033509 Load optimized redundant flight control surface actuation system and method  
An aircraft flight surface control system and method simultaneously provides the benefits of both an active/active system architecture and in active/standby system architecture. The system is...
7946529 Detection of effort on a flight-control actuator  
The use of at least one attachment screw (12) that includes means (14, 15, 17a, 17b, 20) for detecting the secondary path loading of a flight-control actuator, or associated with a bush that...
7883059 Actuator systems and associated methods for unmanned air vehicles and other applications  
Actuator systems and associated methods are disclosed herein. One aspect of the disclosure is directed toward an actuator system that includes a first structure and a second structure movable...
7878461 System and method for an integrated backup control system  
Embodiments of the invention relate to a flight control system for controlling an aircraft in flight having a backup control system integrated into an active control stick. The actuated control...
7866602 Sensing load relief by a secondary path of a flight control actuator  
Device for sensing load relief by a secondary path of a flight control actuator having a primary path and a secondary path capable of relieving the load of the primary path in the event of a...
7826937 Aircraft equipment control system  
The control system (1) comprises at least one control panel (P1, Pn) comprising a plurality of operable control means (2) for controllable pieces of equipment (EC1, ECk) of the aircraft, each of...
7789345 Actuator control apparatus  
Herein disclosed is an actuator control apparatus, comprising primary control means for producing a control signal used to control an operation of an actuator in accordance with an instruction...
7740207 Aircraft flight control systems and methods  
An aircraft flight control system advantageously is provided with a control rod which is spline-connected to a bearing assembly so as to permit simultaneous independent longitudinal and rotational...
7726610 Systems and methods for providing differential motion to wing high lift device  
Systems and methods for providing differential motion to wing high lift devices are disclosed. A system in accordance with one embodiment of the invention includes a wing having a leading edge, a...
7600715 Local backup hydraulic actuator for aircraft control systems  
A backup system is provided that has a local electric motor and pump for some or all of the hydraulic actuators on an aircraft. A local backup hydraulic actuator has two power sources, hydraulic...
7410133 Miniature trailing edge effector for aerodynamic control  
Improved miniature trailing edge effectors for aerodynamic control are provided. Three types of devices having aerodynamic housings integrated to the trailing edge of an aerodynamic shape are...
7175133 Wing driving apparatus  
A wing driving apparatus is made up of a flight controller part for generating a drive signal, first and second servo actuators, a first controller unit having a first drive circuit, and a second...
7051975 Aircraft flap or slat drive system with redundant drives and shaft drive lines  
An aircraft flap (or slat) drive apparatus includes first and second centralized drive units that respectively rotationally drive first and second drive lines in both wings. The first drive line...
7017861 Control system for actuators in an aircraft  
A control system for calculating control commands for actuators in an aircraft, wherein the control commands are calculated by computers distributed in the craft in dependence on input signals...
6923405 Enhanced rudder control system  
A reliably redundant PCU for an aircraft. The PCU includes an override mechanism coupled to the aircraft's control path and a first control member coupled to the override mechanism whereby the...
6913226 Methods and systems for redundant control and/or failure detection  
Redundant control systems and/or failure detection systems and associated methods are disclosed herein. In one embodiment of the invention, the control system can include a first control link that...
6755375 Method and apparatus for controlling aircraft devices with multiple actuators  
Methods and apparatuses for controlling aircraft devices with multiple actuators. An apparatus in accordance with one embodiment of the invention includes a first actuator coupled to a first power...
6739550 Flight control surface control unit  
A flight control surface control unit controls a swinging angle of a flight control surface of an aircraft by providing a swinging force to the flight control surface and swinging the flight...
6704624 Method and device for controlling an aircraft maneuvering components, with electrical standby modules  
A device for controlling aircraft maneuvering units includes at least one control unit and a central computing unit. The control unit may be actuated by a pilot for issuing maneuvering commands....
6659399 Compact linear split sleeves for accurate rigging in confined space  
An aircraft control surface actuator assembly 12 is provided, including a flight control surface 14. A mechanical drive mechanism 18 is in communication with the flight control surface 14. An...

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