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Thaddeus Jakubowski Jr: Variable orificing device. McDonnell Douglas Corporation, G W Finch, W J Jason, D L Royer, August 23, 1977: US04043525 (33 worldwide citation)

A store carrier for mounting a jettisonable store on a vehicle such as an aircraft and for releasing the store with ejective force applied at forward and aft locations by thrusters actuated by pressurized medium, the carrier including apparatus for adjustably apportioning the flow of medium to the t ...


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Thaddeus Jakubowski Jr: Cold gas ejector rack. McDonnell Douglas Helicopter Company, Donald E Stout, December 10, 1996: US05583312 (25 worldwide citation)

There is provided a renewable energy source ejector rack for retaining and releasing stores (bombs or the like) on an aircraft, which has on-board pressurization capability, employs a single pressurization system for two or more release mechanisms, and uses air or other clean non-pyrotechnic pressur ...


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Thaddeus Jakubowski Jr: Suspension and release rack apparatus capable of carrying both bombs and missiles. McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Robert A Westerlund, Raymond H J Powell Jr, Westerlund & Powell P C, August 3, 1999: US05932829 (16 worldwide citation)

Suspension and Release Equipment (S&RE) capable of carrying and releasing various types of weapons including bombs and missiles without the need for reconfiguration. The rack assembly of the present invention includes a plurality of separate, yet linked hook assemblies. A multi-purpose hook is emplo ...


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Thaddeus Jakubowski Jr, John K Foster: Constrained store release system. McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Robert A Westerlund, Raymond H J Powell Jr, Westerlund & Powell P C, May 18, 1999: US05904323 (15 worldwide citation)

A store release system which includes a support member, such as a swaybrace, a store-nesting facility secured to the support member and articulated to facilitate orientation of the store-nesting facility to different positions in order to enable stores of different sizes to be nested thereagainst, a ...


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Thaddeus Jakubowski Jr, John K Foster: Constant pressure area telescoping piston and method of using same. McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Donald E Stout, Stout Uxa Bluyan & Mullins, June 13, 2000: US06073886 (13 worldwide citation)

An actuator assembly that has a constant net pressure area telescoping piston. The actuator assembly has a cylindrical housing; nesting, telescoping pistons; a central plug; an outer cap; and a vent. The cylindrical housing has an interior surface and a base that terminates at an open end. The nesti ...


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Thaddeus Jakubowski Jr, John K Foster: Automatic and sequencing actuation assembly for a weapon ejection system and associated method. The Boeing Company, Alston & Bird, February 19, 2002: US06347768 (13 worldwide citation)

An automatic and sequencing pneumatic actuation assembly is provided for use in an ejection system capable of unlocking and forcibly ejecting stores from racks mounted on an aircraft or similar weapon carrier. The actuation assembly including a primary valve and release ram for reciprocating movemen ...


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Thaddeus Jakubowski Jr, John K Foster: Stores ejection system. McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Senniger Powers Leavitt & Roedel, May 25, 1999: US05907118 (12 worldwide citation)

A stores ejection system for retaining a store on the underside of an aircraft and forcibly jettisoning the store away from the aircraft. The ejection system includes an ejector mechanism for releasably holding and jettisoning the store away from the aircraft and a storage device for storing pressur ...


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Thaddeus Jakubowski Jr, John K Foster, Gary T Johnson: Method and apparatus for providing pneumatic energy to an ejector. The Boeing Company, Shimokaji & Associates P C, September 28, 2004: US06796530 (12 worldwide citation)

A stores ejection system for retaining stores on the underside of an aircraft and forcibly jettisoning the stores away from the aircraft is disclosed. The ejection system includes a plurality of ejector mechanisms for releasably holding and jettisoning the stores away from the aircraft, a plurality ...


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Thaddeus Jakubowski Jr, Jess W Lockhart, Norman F Robinson: Rack with compliant wedge actuated swaybraces. McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Paul T Loef, George W Finch, Donald L Royer, September 7, 1982: US04347777 (10 worldwide citation)

A store carrier having automatic sway bracing which includes two sway braces located symmetrically at a span larger than a pair of inner suspension hooks and smaller than a pair of outer suspension hooks. When a store is loaded on either the inner or outer pair of hooks and the hooks close, a pair o ...


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Thaddeus Jakubowski Jr, John K Foster: Store ejection system with replaceable pressure vessel. The Boeing Company, Alston & Bird, July 20, 2004: US06764048 (10 worldwide citation)

There is provided a store ejection system and method that use a pressurized non-pyrotechnic gas as the source of energy and transfer mechanism for jettisoning a store from an aircraft. The ejection system includes an on-board pressure vessel for holding the pressurized gas, a releasable seal configu ...