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Roger R Brinkley, Timothy M Mitchell, Jerry L Price, David R Lee: Methods and apparatus for wireless upload and download of aircraft data. The Boeing Company, Harness Dickey & Pierce, March 15, 2011: US07908042 (31 worldwide citation)

A method for wirelessly communicating data between a plurality of avionics units on an aircraft and a data communication apparatus. The method includes wirelessly communicating download data for one avionics unit from the data communication apparatus to an aircraft data services link in the aircraft ...


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Deane A Thomson, David R Lee, Roger R Brinkley, Jerry L Price, Timothy M Mitchell: Methods and apparatus for transportation vehicle security monitoring. The Boeing Company, Harness Dickey & Pierce, August 30, 2005: US06937164 (19 worldwide citation)

In some configurations, the present invention is an apparatus for monitoring events on board a transportation vehicle. The apparatus includes a communication system configured to stream data from the transportation vehicle to an external location at least one monitoring device configured to collect ...


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Craig A Larson, David L Allen, Linda A Hapgood, Timothy M Mitchell: Methods and systems for managing computer system configuration data. The Boeing Company, Armstrong Teasdale, November 23, 2010: US07840770 (15 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for managing computer system configuration data are provided. The method includes staging the configuration data in a staging memory accessible to a first application, selecting a path for a transfer of the configuration data from the staging memory to a target memory, emulating ...


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Roger R Brinkley, Timothy M Mitchell, Jerry L Price, David R Lee: Method and apparatus for remote initiation of ARINC 615 downloads. The Boeing Company, Harness Dickey & Pierce, June 28, 2011: US07970410 (8 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for remotely downloading data from a selected one of a plurality of avionics line replaceable units (LRUs) on an aircraft. In one configuration, a method includes transmitting a message wirelessly to a receiver on the aircraft identifying an LRU having data to be downloaded; s ...


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David Erdos, Timothy M Mitchell: System and method for optimized unmanned vehicle communication using telemetry. The Boeing Company, Harness Dickey & Pierce, August 6, 2013: US08503941 (7 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment a communications system includes an unmanned vehicle and a communications station located remote from the unmanned vehicle. The unmanned vehicle has a first wireless communications system and a first directional antenna for wirelessly communicating with the remote communications st ...


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Radhakrishna G Sampigethaya, Mingyan Li, Timothy M Mitchell: Method and apparatus for authenticating information received at an airport surface wireless node. The Boeing Company, Yee & Associates P C, March 3, 2015: US08973101 (6 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for authenticating a signal received at a wireless node. The signal is received at the wireless node. The wireless node is one of a plurality of wireless nodes in a communications network. A set of parameters is identified for the signal. A distance between the wireless node a ...


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David L Allen, Timothy M Mitchell: Systems and methods for handling information from wireless nodes, including nodes for communication with aircraft. The Boeing Company, Perkins Coie, September 7, 2010: US07791473 (5 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for handling information from wireless nodes, including nodes for communication with aircraft, are disclosed. A system in accordance with one aspect of the invention includes a sensor configured to sense information corresponding to a characteristic of a wireless node. The wirele ...


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Michiel Kopmels, Ian Tibbott, Edwin Dane, Timothy M Mitchell: Cooled gas turbine aerofoil. Rolls-Royce, Oliff & Berridge, October 28, 2008: US07442008 (5 worldwide citation)

An internal fluid cooling system for a gas turbine aerofoil comprises a plurality of multi-pass cooling arrangements each of which consists of a serpentine passage in the interior of the aerofoil. The cooling fluid—in particular air—is supplied to an inlet end of each passage and exhausted through a ...


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Robert L Steed, John R Cowin, Timothy M Mitchell, Wayne Cavanaugh, Craig A Larson, David L Allen, Tuong Q Nguyen, Ronald C Doty, Son T Nguyen, Kevin L Gosling, Taji Shafaat: Integrated window display. The Boeing Company, Ostrager Chong Flaherty & Broitman P C, November 14, 2006: US07136030 (5 worldwide citation)

A display system (12) for attachment to a sill (14) of a window structure (26) has been provided. The display system (12) includes a mounting device (28) for attaching the display system (12) to the sill (14) of the window structure (26) and a display device (18) for attachment to the mounting devic ...


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Ian Gareth Angus, Terry Lee Davis, Timothy M Mitchell, Leigh Wong Momii, Vincent D Skahan Jr: Method and apparatus for simulating aircraft data processing systems. The Boeing Company, Yee & Associates P C, December 24, 2013: US08615384 (4 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and computer program product for simulating mobile platforms. In one advantageous embodiment, a method is used to performing operations with a virtual aircraft network. A data processing system with the virtual aircraft network is connected to a ground network. The operations ar ...