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Claude Bedoya, Alain Cognard: Tactile effect switch and keyboard using such a switch. Sextant Avionique, William A Drucker, December 15, 1992: US05172114 (24 worldwide citation)

In the tactile effect switch and a keyboard using such a switch, the tactile effect is obtained by combining a snap acting switch and the deformation of a stud, axially deformable under compression, which is integrally formed on a membrane made from a resilient material disposed on a support plate a ...


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Pierre Fagard: Method for stimulating the finger of an operator acting on a static keyboard and a device for implementing this method. Sextant Avionique, William A Drucker, February 23, 1993: US05189390 (24 worldwide citation)

A method and device for stimulating the finger of an operator acting on a static keyboard, which method consists in making at least part of the keyboard mobile on which the finger of the user bears at least partially when it actuates a key, detecting at least one component of the force exerted by th ...


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Patrick Lach: Color display system utilizing optical valves. Sextant Avionique, Cushman Darby & Cushman, December 14, 1993: US05270804 (23 worldwide citation)

The disclosed device is aimed at improving the light output of this type of device without impairing its homogeneity in colour and luminance while, at the same time, limiting the amount of space occupied. In such a device, three optical valves are placed before three faces of a recombiner cube. The ...


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Guy Deker: Method for controlling a vehicle in order to change course and application of method for the lateral avoidance of a zone. Sextant Avionique, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, July 31, 2001: US06269301 (23 worldwide citation)

Method for piloting a vehicle while making a change of heading. The vehicle follows a first rectilinear portion of a route, so as to meet up with a second rectilinear portion of the route forming a predetermined angle with the first portion. The route passes through the meeting point of the two port ...


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Xavier Denoize, Fran cedilla ois Faivre: Collision avoidance device for aircraft, especially for avoiding collisions with the ground. Sextant Avionique, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, March 16, 1999: US05884222 (22 worldwide citation)

A collision avoidance device for an aircraft of the type comprises means for the geographical localization of the aircraft, means for the computation, for each geographical place, of a safety floor above which the aircraft must be positioned, means to predict the position in the air of the aircraft ...


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Jean Claude Almeras: Electrofluidic mixed connector. Sextant Avionique, Browdy and Neimark, June 10, 1997: US05637006 (22 worldwide citation)

An electrofluidic mixed connector in the form of a conventional electric connector in which at least one of the connection members of the socket type connection element is replaced by a first fluidic connection coupling, while the corresponding connection member of the second connection element is r ...


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Guy Deker: Method for automatically controlling a vehicle for the lateral avoidance of a fixed zone. Sextant Avionique, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, January 9, 2001: US06173219 (22 worldwide citation)

A method for laterally avoiding a fixed zone in an aircraft. The contour of the zone to be avoided is modeled by a convex polygon shape. The planned route is located with respect to the modeled zone. The port and starboard sections of the route for exit and return of the planned route are computed. ...


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Christian Pitot: Device for managing a plurality of independent queues in a common non-dedicated memory space. Sextant Avionique, Browdy and Neimark, December 20, 1994: US05375208 (22 worldwide citation)

A device for managing a plurality of independent queues in a common non-dedicated memory space uses a set of memory space resource use vectors with one vector per managed queue. A vector defines a list of free memory space locations. Read and write pointer registers store the address of memory locat ...


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Thierry Servat, Jean Luc Sicre: Method and device for the monitoring and guidance of an aircraft for precision landing. Sextant Avionique, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, September 9, 1997: US05666111 (20 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an improvement to the guidance, during the approach and landing stages, of aircraft operating in the categories 2 or 3A of the certification system used by recognized civilian organizations such as the DGAC, the FAA or the JAA, this improvement being designed to render the aircraft capa ...


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Jean Pierre Schiavini: Locking and heat-exchange device for modular printed circuit board holder structure. Sextant Avionique, Browdy and Neimark, January 9, 1996: US05483420 (20 worldwide citation)

The device embodying the invention comprises a rigid and good heat conducting frame supporting a printed circuit board, and comprising two posts having two runners susceptible of slidably fitting into two opposite U-shaped slide rails, each runner having two symmetrical ramps on which are applied, d ...