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Jeffrey Steven Milender, William Richard Ockert, Adam Edmund Buckhouse: Air cargo power drive unit for detecting motion of an overlying cargo container. Goodrich Corporation, Womble Carlyle, January 5, 2010: US07643133 (13 worldwide citation)

An air cargo power drive unit has a motor, at least one driver roller element coupled to said motor, a light source, a light detector, and a processor having memory associated therewith, said memory storing instructions. The device is configured to emit light from the light source, receive reflected ...


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W Craig Willan: Air cargo container with bomb damage mitigation features. James E Bradley, March 23, 1993: US05195701 (13 worldwide citation)

An air cargo container with features for reducing damage caused by a bomb explosion. The container has a venting device which faces a fuselage wall of an airplane when the container is stowed. An explosion propels the venting device to pierce the fuselage wall of the airplane in the event of an expl ...


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John J Pickering: Bolt locks for freight car, trailer truck and air cargo doors. Berman Aisenberg & Platt, April 13, 1976: US03950018 (13 worldwide citation)

Anti-tampering bolt locking devices for hinged or sliding railway freight car or for other freight vehicle doors. The bolt locking devices may consist of air pressure or electromagnetically controlled bolt detents which may be either locally or remotely operated. The bolts may be directly operated b ...


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Hinckley Grayson W, Ikeda George: Refrigeration system for air cargo containers. Pax Systems, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, June 17, 1975: US3889486 (13 worldwide citation)

A removable refrigeration system with no moving parts for use in conjunction with an aircraft cargo container. Insulation panels line the interior surfaces of the cargo container and support each other so that no connectors between the panels and the cargo container are necessary. The panel lining t ...


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Toshimichi Ihara: Integrated container handling system. Shinko Electric, Japan Air System, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, May 20, 1997: US05630694 (12 worldwide citation)

An integrated air cargo/container handling system is presented in which the motive power section and the container handling section are integrated. Unlike the conventional system which requires coordination of three handling units (the power section, a transport section and a loading section) and se ...


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Dennis M Brierton: Air cargo security vault. Thomas E Schatzel, January 3, 1995: US05377856 (11 worldwide citation)

An air cargo container (1) for use as an integral part of the aircraft. It is adaptable to any of numerous options while maintaining basic structural and functional concepts. Fundamentally, it comprises a floor (7) enclosed by a body (2) having an opening (12) in one wall that, except for modest top ...


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Gregory James Schulze, Wayne Vernon Huseby: Overrideable guide and vertical restraint for an air cargo system. Goodrich Corporation, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC, September 30, 2008: US07429157 (11 worldwide citation)

A centerline restraint includes a conventional center guide/restraint and a pair of a overrideable guide/restraint at either end. Each overrideable guide/restraint is lockable into one of three rotational positions about a common axis: a retracted position, an erect position and an overridden positi ...


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Jeffrey Garfinkle: Cargo security method and apparatus. Freight Glove Technologies, McAndrews Held & Malloy, January 3, 2006: US06982643 (11 worldwide citation)

A comprehensive and effective system at detecting unauthorized hazardous materials such as explosives potentially placed by terrorists in cargo or freight, such as air cargo, is disclosed. The system is cost effective and is non-disruptive to shippers of cargo. The system provided in one or more emb ...


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Shmuel Lerman, Oded Freedman, Adi Shargil: Air cargo restraint system and fittings therefor. S F A Engineering 92, Darby & Darby, June 30, 1998: US05772369 (11 worldwide citation)

A fitting for anchoring a flexible covering to a planar, air cargo sheet pallet, the fitting including a base portion adapted for mating engagement with a selected mounting portion of a planar sheet pallet; and gripping apparatus, attached to the base portion, for grippingly engaging a portion of th ...


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Luis Ramon Ocejo Rodriguez, Jordi Garcia Farran, Eulalio Nieto Garcia, Lorenzo Garcia Garcia: Temperature control system and method of operating same. Thermo King Corporation, Michael Best & Friedrich, August 3, 2010: US07765831 (10 worldwide citation)

An air cargo container temperature control system and method utilizing multiple refrigeration circuits and a controller that activates one or more of the refrigeration circuits in various modes to maintain temperature control. Each of the refrigeration circuits comprises a compressor, a condenser, a ...



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