|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 10 인용 특허 : 13|
A pedal operated apparatus controls an aircraft rudder during flight using a mechanical linkage and controls a nose wheel power steering system while the aircraft is on the ground. The apparatus includes a pair of foot pedals operatively connected to the rudder and also connected to the power steering system. Springs are operatively connected to the pedals only when the aircraft is on the ground to center the nose wheel after a turn. The springs are operatively disconnected when the aircraft is in flight.
1. An apparatus for operating an aircraft nose wheel steering mechanism including: right and left pedals having a neutral position and being operatively interconnected so that forward displacement of one pedal results in rearward displacement of the other,a steering assembly connected between the pedals and a nose wheel and operable to turn the nose wheel either right or left from a centered position in response to forward displacement of either the right or left pedal, respectively,a biasing assembly operatively connected to the pedals and urging the pe...