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J Douglas Cline, James A Wilson, Stanley H Feher, George D Ward: Airborne flight planning and information system. Sundstrand Data Control, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, February 10, 1987: US04642775 (224 worldwide citation)

A flight planning system for obtaining flight plans and/or weather information is provided with a portable computer having a display unit, keyboard, memory, built in modem and a built in disk drive that can be connected via telephone lines to a ground based data center. The basic flight planning dat ...


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Charles D Bateman, Michael M Grove: Terrain advisory system. Sundstrand Data Control, Mason Kolehmainen Rathburn & Wyss, February 24, 1987: US04646244 (147 worldwide citation)

A terrain advisory system utilizes stored data representative of terrain and other obstacles in predetermined geographical areas of interest to provide advisory warnings of the proximity of terrain, obstacles and restricted areas as they are approached. When used in a vehicle such as an aircraft, th ...


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Lawrence D Miller Jr, Robert J Owen, Richard M Kiltz: Aircraft data acquisition and recording system. Sundstrand Data Control, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, March 1, 1988: US04729102 (138 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a combined flight data recorder data aquisition circuitry (10) and airborne integrated data circuitry (12) that can be variously packaged to supplement and update existing aircraft systems or serve as a standalone flight data recording and/or airborne integrated data system. The flight ...


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Rex B Peters: Angular rate sensor utilizing two vibrating accelerometers secured to a parallelogram linkage. Sundstrand Data Control, Michael B McMurry, Ted E Killingsworth, Harold A Williamson, April 16, 1985: US04510802 (108 worldwide citation)

In an inertial system for sensing the angular rotation and translational motion of a structure utilizing a pair of accelerometers in a back-to-back arrangement vibrating substantially linearly along an axis normal to their force sensing axes, a mechanism utilizing a parallelogram structure is used t ...


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Hans R Muller: Solid state memory for aircraft flight data recorder systems. Sundstrand Data Control, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, February 17, 1987: US04644494 (102 worldwide citation)

A memory unit for a aircraft flight data recorder system uses an electronically erasable solid state memory for storing the flight data and a memory controller circuit are housed in a penetration resistant, thermally insulated enclosure. Power dissipation within the insulated enclosure is minimized ...


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Shmuel J Merhav: Apparatus for measuring inertial specific force and angular rate of a moving body. Sundstrand Data Control, James A Gabala, Ted E Killingsworth, Harold A Williamson, May 27, 1986: US04590801 (95 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for measuring inertial specific force and angular rate of moving body by means of a plurality of accelerometers mounted on mutually perpendicular axes, each accelerometer being mounted for vibratory movement along its respective axis. The apparatus further includes a drive for vibrating ea ...


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Edward A Stephenson: Aircraft flight data recorder data acquisition system. Sundstrand Data Control, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, April 7, 1987: US04656585 (86 worldwide citation)

A data acquisition system for use in an aircraft flight data recorder receives multiple analog and discrete signals representative of various aircraft parameters. A single address command from the flight data recorder central processing unit (CPU) causes a first multiplexer to select a set of analog ...


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Johannes B Groenewegen: Crash survivable enclosure for flight recorder. Sundstrand Data Control, Michael S Yatsko, Trevor B Joike, July 31, 1990: US04944401 (69 worldwide citation)

A crash survivable enclosure for flight data recorders used in aircraft and other vehicles operating over land and water includes a strong, light-weight metal shell for enclosing and protecting an information storage device having power, signal, and address lines connected thereto. The memory device ...


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Johannes B Groenewegen: Heat shielded memory unit for an aircraft flight data recorder. Sundstrand Data Control, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, September 15, 1987: US04694119 (63 worldwide citation)

Solid state memory devices employed in crash survivable flight data recorders must be thermally insulated to prevent loss of stored data if the aircraft burns. To provide adequate thermal isolation at minimal size, the solid state electronic memory devices (26) are encapsulated in a synthetic organi ...


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Graeme A Blake, Brian L Norling: Electrostatically driven dual vibrating beam force transducer. Sundstrand Data Control, Michael S Yatsko, Trevor B Joike, February 20, 1990: US04901586 (60 worldwide citation)

A dual vibrating beam force transducer having an electrostatic drive system. The transducer comprises a body having first and second generally parallel beams, coupled together at their ends. First and second electrodes are positioned adjacent to but not in contact with the respective beams. A drive ...