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Brian C Baker, Johnny Edward Banks: Method and apparatus for non-propulsive fin control in an air or sea vehicle using planar actuation. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Williams Morgan & Amerson P C, June 19, 2001: US06247666 (20 worldwide citation)

The invention, in one embodiment, is an apparatus for controlling the roll, pitch, and yaw attitudes of an air or sea vehicle. The apparatus includes an actuator including an actuation plane and an actuation mechanism, capable of displacing the actuation plane at three points; at least three non-pro ...


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Wayne K Schroeder, Johnny Edward Banks: Method and apparatus for planar actuation of a flared surface to control a vehicle. Lockheed Martin Corporation, April 20, 2004: US06723972 (5 worldwide citation)

The invention is, in its various embodiments and implementations, a method and apparatus for planar actuation of a flared surface to control a vehicle. In one aspect, the invention comprises an apparatus for controlling a vehicle capable of moving through a fluid medium. The apparatus includes a fla ...


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Wayne K Schroeder, Johnny Edward Banks: Method and apparatus for planar actuation of a flared surface to control a vehicle. Williams Morgan & Amerson PC, June 27, 2002: US20020079404-A1

The invention is, in its various embodiments and implementations, a method and apparatus for planar actuation of a flared surface to control a vehicle. In one aspect, the invention comprises an apparatus for controlling a vehicle capable of moving through a fluid medium. The apparatus includes a fla ...