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Diamond John A, Sylvester Amedeo A, Carver Fred F: Apparatus for simulating aircraft control loading. The Singer Company, Kesterson James C, Rothenberg Jeffrey, September 9, 1975: US3903614 (221 worldwide citation)

An electro-mechanical system for providing an opposing force to movement of a simulated control member in a grounded flight trainer. The invention utilizes an electric motor connected to the control member by a flexible element which, in the disclosed embodiment, comprises a continuous cable with a ...


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Barbarin Remy: Rotary actuator for generating a resistive torque having an adaptive response characteristic on the steering wheel of a control system.. Sextant Avionique, January 13, 1993: EP0522924-A1 (12 worldwide citation)

The actuator comprises, coupled to the rotary shaft (2) of the steering wheel (1), a kinematic chain comprising an angular position sensor (5), a torque limiter (9), a device (10) for measuring the resultant torque exerted on the spindle (2), and an electric motor (8) able to apply a variable torque ...


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Courtenay Jerzy Leon, Craven Donald: Apparatus for simulating the effects of aerodynamic forces on aircraft control. Lucas Aerospace, Holman & Stern, January 21, 1975: US3861065 (10 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for simulating the effects of aerodynamic forces on aircraft controls comprises means for generating first and third pressures, and means for generating second and fourth pressures, the difference between said first and third pressures being normally equal to the difference between said ...


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Burny Gilbert, Dalle Robert, Collet Jacques: Strain simulator for flight controls. Ateliers De Constructions Electriques de Charleroi ACEC, Robic Raymond A, Kennedy J Ernest, Schwartz Arthur, April 23, 1974: US3805413 (10 worldwide citation)

A strain simulator for flight controls comprising a frame, at least one flight control mounted on the frame, a resilient device simulating the reaction of a rudder or an aileron of an aircraft, and at least one linkage element interconnecting the flight control to the resilient device. The resilient ...


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Behensky Max Larkin, Moncrief Rick L, Durfey Erik Jon, Loper Milton H Iii: Control device such as a steering wheel for video vehicle simulator with realistic feedback forces.. Atari Games, July 25, 1990: EP0379393-A1 (9 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for simulating the forces acting on the steering wheel or other control device of a vehicle. The apparatus uses an electrical motor coupled to a steering wheel in the preferred embodiment. The electrical motor is driven by a computer running software which received data regar ...


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Hildreth Bruce L, Trankle Thomas L, Hart William A, Norris Upton T Iii, Eyermann Roger E: Motor control loading system and method.. Systems Control Tech, May 6, 1992: EP0483773-A1 (8 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for simulating a desired response in accordance with an external applied force (Fin). The apparatus includes a member (30b) which is responsive to the applied force, an actuator (20) coupled to the member for exerting a torque on the member, a force sensor (32) for detecting ...


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Gerard Lelievre: Method of recording and processing data for managing the driving of vehicles. Opti Pilote, April 17, 1992: FR2667962-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

Method of recording and processing data for managing the driving of road vehicles, characterised by the following steps: - choosing at least one journey for the vehicle; - taking the vehicle at least once on the chosen journey while recording vehicle parameters during the journey, the said parameter ...


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Bolwell Campbell Robert: Simulator device.. Bolwell Developments, April 10, 1985: EP0136833-A2 (4 worldwide citation)

A simulator, particularly a flight simulator, having a riding position for a user 11, the simulator being mounted on a plurality of actuating means 30,31,32 each of which can move upwardly and/or downwardly under control of a joystick 60 and being located relative to a base by a number of tie rods 4 ...


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