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Publication numberWO2015175065 A3
Publication typeApplication
Application numberPCT/US2015/016486
Publication date7 Jan 2016
Filing date19 Feb 2015
Priority date21 Feb 2014
Also published asWO2015175065A2
Publication numberPCT/2015/16486, PCT/US/15/016486, PCT/US/15/16486, PCT/US/2015/016486, PCT/US/2015/16486, PCT/US15/016486, PCT/US15/16486, PCT/US15016486, PCT/US1516486, PCT/US2015/016486, PCT/US2015/16486, PCT/US2015016486, PCT/US201516486, WO 2015/175065 A3, WO 2015175065 A3, WO 2015175065A3, WO-A3-2015175065, WO2015/175065A3, WO2015175065 A3, WO2015175065A3
InventorsJoe MAY, Christopher Murdoch, Matthew Mcconnell
ApplicantEit Llc.
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External Links: Patentscope, Espacenet
Non-contact control rod monitor (ncm)
WO 2015175065 A3
Abstract
A non-contact control rod monitor (NCM) includes non-contact sensors for monitoring the positions of the four control rods of a rotary wing aircraft. In an exemplary embodiment, target indicia are arranged on the control rods to assist in detection of their positions with optical sensors. The detected positions are transmitted to a processor which converts the data to position information for the collective, cyclic, and anti-torque pedal controls of the aircraft.
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Classifications
International ClassificationB64C27/54, G05D1/08, G05G9/047
Cooperative ClassificationB64C13/04, B64D2045/0085, B64D2045/0065
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