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Maurice Cordier, Bernard Veislinger: Lighting module for instruments with a liquid-crystal matrix. Sextant Avionique, Rosenman & Colin, January 23, 1996: US05486983 (14 worldwide citation)

A lighting module for instruments with a liquid-crystal matrix (1) is disclosed. The module has a casing (5) including a back (8) and lateral walls (7), the said matrix closing off the casing on its face opposite the back, and at least one fluorescent tube (9). The fluorescent tube is disposed in th ...


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Deker Guy, Bomans Muriel: Method for assisting the piloting of an aircraft. Sextant Avionique, March 4, 1998: EP0826946-A1 (14 worldwide citation)

The method involves using a processor (2) and a terminal (4) with memories (3) for storage of flight information. The system is connected to other electronic equipment (9,14,15,16) which is mounted on board the aircraft. To determine a new flight plan in response to a new situation, the processor ca ...


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Laurent Bignolles, Frederic de Lauzun, Bertrand Morbieu, Laurent Georges, Jean Claude Lehureau: Display panel with compensation by holographic birefringent films. Thomson-CSF, Sextant Avionique, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, December 5, 2000: US06157471 (14 worldwide citation)

A display panel having compensation using holographic birefringent films. Due to the natural birefringence of liquid crystals, contrast suffers when a liquid crystal cell is viewed at an oblique incident angle. Compensation devices made of birefringent media are used to correct this deficiency. The ...


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Herve Purson, Denis Girardin: Synchronous motor having selectable rotation direction. Sextant Avionique, Stevens David Miller & Mosher, August 25, 1992: US05142214 (14 worldwide citation)

A synchronous motor is divulged whose direction of rotation may be chosen, comprising a rotor with permanent magnet and a stator with homopolar field, including a winding fed with an AC voltage. In response to a stopping order, a circuit controls the switch for opening the connection of the winding ...


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Joel Baudou, Benoit Darbo, Patrick Lacroux, Vincent Vitte: Protective helmet equipped with optronic systems and adjustment method. Sextant Avionique, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, May 19, 1998: US05752276 (13 worldwide citation)

A protective helmet including a shell equipped with an optronic unit allowing visualization of an image by a wearer of the helmet. Adjustment of a position of the optronic unit with respect to the sight of the wearer is simplified by prior adjustment of an interpupillary distance of the optronic uni ...


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Dominique Loise, Jean Pierre Ledoux, Patrick Sardier: Low cost modular architecture for piloting an aerodyne operating with high level of security. Sextant Avionique, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, July 29, 2003: US06600963 (13 worldwide citation)

A modular architecture for electronic equipment. Data-concentration modules, processing modules and display devices are interconnected by data-transmitters with sensors, measuring instruments and detectors. The data-concentration modules concentrate only the data which is not critical for the indust ...


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Jean Pierre Gerbe, Jean Noel Perbet: Optical mixer for helmet visual display system. Sextant Avionique, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, September 7, 1993: US05243450 (12 worldwide citation)

An optical mixer for use in a helmet visual display system including a light intensifier tube for night vision and a cathode-ray tube for the display of a synthetic image. The mixer includes a swinging glass plate with a spectrally reflective and angularly selective coating. When the angle of the sw ...


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Dominique Loise: Fault-tolerant computer architecture. Sextant Avionique, Browdy and Neimark, May 13, 1997: US05630046 (12 worldwide citation)

In order to perform a predetermined function, to detect failures, and to further perform the function after detection of a failure, a computer comprises two redundant processing chains and a monitoring device monitoring operating of the two chains, each chain comprising an acquisition circuit, a tra ...


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Philippe Coirier, Roger Parus: Device for assistance in the piloting of an aircraft. Sextant Avionique, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, October 14, 1997: US05677685 (12 worldwide citation)

This optoelectronic device is designed to provide assistance in the piloting of an aircraft under conditions of poor visibility, at the final approach stage, during taxiing and at take-off from a runway equipped with an ILS. The device consists of a collimator displaying a reticule symbolizing a run ...


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Barbarin Remy: Rotary actuator for generating a resistive torque having an adaptive response characteristic on the steering wheel of a control system.. Sextant Avionique, January 13, 1993: EP0522924-A1 (12 worldwide citation)

The actuator comprises, coupled to the rotary shaft (2) of the steering wheel (1), a kinematic chain comprising an angular position sensor (5), a torque limiter (9), a device (10) for measuring the resultant torque exerted on the spindle (2), and an electric motor (8) able to apply a variable torque ...