|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||244/049; 244/099.2; 244/099.3|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 11 인용 특허 : 7|
Improvements to the hinge of a folding aircraft wing including a load bearing hinge mechanism with multiple locking mechanisms. The mechanism includes rigid panels that cover the hinge area when the wing is deployed, and the wing itself covers the hinge area when the wing is retracted. A control lever is used to actuate the wing and incorporates safety features to prevent unwanted actuation.
1. A wing folding mechanism comprising: a) a first wing section,b) at least one of a vehicle and a second wing section,c) a hinge connecting the first wing section to at least one of the vehicle and the second wing section, wherein the hinge defines a hinge pivot axis disposed proximate at least one of a top surface and a bottom surface of the first wing section,d) a first stationary linkage located on at least one of the vehicle and the second wing section, the first linkage defining a first stationary pivot axis that is substantially parallel to but no...