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Glenn A Geithman, Donald F Olsen: Induction heater and apparatus for use with stud mounted hot melt fasteners. The Boeing Company, Conrad O Gardner, B A Donahue, October 19, 1982: US04355222 (93 worldwide citation)

An induction heater probe for use with stud mounted hot melt fasteners, the induction heater probe having an outer ferrite cup core portion and an inner hollow cylindrically shaped ferrite core portion with an aperture configured to receive the stud portion of a hot melt fastener. Induction windings ...


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Quentin T Woods: Method and apparatus for fiber lamination. The Boeing Company, James P Hamley, B A Donahue, December 13, 1988: US04790898 (92 worldwide citation)

A series of filaments are grouped into rovings (10), with each roving being impregnated with a viscous, tacky resin binder. The rovings are guided (12, 14, 16) to and compressed against a mandrel (18). By controlling intraroving spacing and compression force, the rovings are compressed such that the ...


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Chyi J Kuo: Wireless audio passenger entertainment system (WAPES). The Boeing Company, Conrad O Gardner, B A Donahue, January 24, 1984: US04428078 (91 worldwide citation)

A wireless aircraft passenger entertainment system utilizing simultaneous transmission of low frequency signals for power supply rectification and radio frequency signals for information demodulation between transmission lines parallel with seat tracks in an aircraft passenger compartment and seat l ...


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Charles C T Chang: Stowage bin and support panel system for convertible aircraft and method of installation. The Boeing Company, William C Anderson, B A Donahue, April 28, 1992: US05108048 (87 worldwide citation)

A quickly releasable stowage bin 108 mountable on one or more support panels 110, 110', or 110", affixed to the interior of an aircraft 100. In the installation of a single stowage bin 108, quickly releasable mounting mechanisms 146, and 158, 160, and 168, respectively affix the upper and lower port ...


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Peter D McCowin, Brent R Meredith: Method and apparatus for delivering a resin-impregnated, multifilament band. The Boeing Company, James P Hamley, B A Donahue, October 31, 1989: US04877471 (79 worldwide citation)

Each of a plurality of multifilament, resin-impregnated rovings (18) is routed through orthogonally disposed guide rollers (222, 224; 242,244) for compaction to a predetermined width and thickness between the radial faces of a compaction backup roller (250) and a compaction roller (254). The force a ...


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Peter K C Rudolph: High taper wing tip extension. The Boeing Company, William C Anderson, B A Donahue, August 13, 1991: US05039032 (67 worldwide citation)

A highly tapered wing tip extension added to the tip of an existing swept, trapezoidal airplane wing for reducing high speed drag significantly. A smaller, highly swept, extension does not require a leading edge device to protect against low speed stall. A larger, less swept, extension requires a ta ...


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Philip C Whitener, Ray Olason: Double-lobe fuselage composite airplane. The Boeing Company, H Gus Hartmann, B A Donahue, June 23, 1987: US04674712 (65 worldwide citation)

Design and construction of a composite material airplane having a high aspect-ratio wing and a horizontal double-lobe fuselage cross-section for cargo and/or passenger accommodations. The fuselage comprises a double-lobe shell of contoured honeycomb core composite panels and an interior vertical pla ...


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Wilbur D Middleton, John A Paulson: Leading edge vortex flap for wings. The Boeing Company, H Gus Hartmann, B A Donahue, October 6, 1981: US04293110 (59 worldwide citation)

A series of flaps along the leading edge of a highly swept-back wing for a supersonic airplane; wherein, the spanwise series of flaps comprise a double-flap chordwise having fore and aft flap segments. When the leading edge double-flap is positioned at a forward and downward angle-of-deflection rela ...


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James B Cole: Variable camber airfoil. The Boeing Company, H Gus Hartmann, Glenn Orlob, B A Donahue, March 2, 1976: US03941334 (57 worldwide citation)

A variable camber apparatus for the leading edge of an airfoil that is operable for lift variation at high airspeeds of a jet aircraft such as for maneuvering of fighter aircraft. The cambering apparatus comprises an upper surface flexible skin panel which is supported along its inner edge by a wing ...


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Lawrence M Wheat: Electrical power transfer system for aircraft passenger entertainment system. The Boeing Company, Conrad O Gardner, B A Donahue, August 1, 1989: US04853555 (56 worldwide citation)

A conductor rail assembly parallel to an aircraft passenger seat track is coupled by direct electrical connection to the aircraft passenger entertainment system power supply. Passenger seat entertainment system power connectors are inserted into and retained in the conductor rail assembly to distrib ...