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Erickson J David, Kronmal Richard A: Automatic card distributor. Christensen O Connor Garrison & Havelka, August 5, 1975: US3897954 (160 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for distributing playing cards into two or more stacks in a pseudo-random fashion so as to simulate the results achieved by conventional shuffling and dealing of the cards. Initially, a deck of playing cards is positioned in the apparatus, successive cards being removed therefrom and pr ...


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F Richard Radford: Aspirating device for patient ventilation apparatus. Christensen O Connor Garrison & Havelka, November 16, 1976: US03991762 (127 worldwide citation)

An aspirating device for a patient ventilation apparatus comprising a catheter cartridge, including an elongated catheter tube housed in an enclosing, protective housing, and a vacuum coupling mechanism is disclosed. A wheel, affixed to the proximal (vacuum) end of the catheter tube is housed in the ...


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James R Moorehead: Nacelle assembly and mounting structures for a turbofan jet propulsion engine. The Boeing Company, Christensen O Connor Garrison & Havelka, August 30, 1977: US04044973 (126 worldwide citation)

A nacelle assembly including an inlet channel, an exterior cowl, a fan channel, and a turbine exhaust nozzle is directly mounted on a turbofan jet propulsion engine. The engine in turn is shock mounted directly on a strut, in turn affixed to an aircraft. A central portion of the outer cowl is hinged ...


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David J McIntyre: Instrument for aspirating and irrigating during ophthalmic surgery. Christensen O Connor Garrison & Havelka, March 29, 1977: US04014333 (113 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an instrument useful for effecting aspiration and irrigation during ophthalmic surgery. The disclosed embodiment comprises two, telescopically disposed cannulae and a connector which couples the two cannuli and forms fluid-tight seals with each. Each cannula consists of a rigid, small-d ...


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Majeau Henrie L, Heckt Neil W, May Jack L: Synchronization system for voice privacy unit. The Boeing Company, Christensen O Connor Garrison & Havelka, July 1, 1975: US3893031 (97 worldwide citation)

A system for synchronizing the operation of two or more voice privacy units. At least one otherwise 'clear' tone is modulated by a statistically random signal known as a Barker word, this tone then being mixed with the audio signals and transmitted. The modulation is present for a very short time, t ...


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C Ray Pond, Lawrence W Robinson, Patrick D Texeira: Apparatus suitable for use in orienting aircraft in-flight for refueling or other purposes. The Boeing Company, Christensen O Connor Garrison & Havelka, May 24, 1977: US04025193 (90 worldwide citation)

A modulated light beam is projected from a transmitter aircraft toward a receiver aircraft and reflected back toward the receiver aircraft by a retroreflector mounted on the receiver aircraft. The reflected light beam is received by the transmitter aircraft and is focused onto the face of an image d ...


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Paul E Rubbert: Reticle and telescopic gunsight system. Christensen O Connor Garrison & Havelka, April 6, 1976: US03948587 (88 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are telescopic gunsights for aiding shooters to achieve proper "hold-over" when shooting at targets of estimatable heights at long ranges. The reticles in the preferred telescopic gunsights comprise two or more superjacent target-spanning and aiming apertures of differing heights. By compa ...


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Joseph M Johnson: Gas turbine exhaust nozzle for controlled temperature flow across adjoining airfoils. The Boeing Company, Aeritalia S p A, Christensen O Connor Garrison & Havelka, January 3, 1978: US04066214 (84 worldwide citation)

An exhaust nozzle for exhausting the effluent of a turbofan gas turbine engine across a portion of the upper surface of an aircraft wing wherein the exhaust nozzle is arranged to establish a temperature profile within the exhausted gases that prevents overheating the wing surface. The nozzle include ...


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Toshio Tanaka, Mamoru Hirayama, Noriaki Minami: Automatic article vending machine. Omron Tateisi Electronics, Christensen O Connor Garrison & Havelka, February 3, 1976: US03935933 (82 worldwide citation)

An automatic article vending system in which a card is used to actuate the system. The card has a predetermined monetary value, which is decreased by the value of the article purchased with the card. A predetermined maximum value that can be spent at one time is set for the card. It is possible to p ...


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Rashad S Greiss: Aft main deck split level galley. The Boeing Company, Christensen O Connor Garrison & Havelka, October 25, 1977: US04055317 (82 worldwide citation)

A galley for storing and preparing food for on-board service in a passenger aircraft has its main floor located in the aft portion of the fuselage and raised above the main passenger deck. The distance between the ceiling of the main passenger deck and the floor is sufficient to provide head room fo ...