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Walters Graham John Lawrence, Ford Mark Steven: Cargo container. Air Cargo Equipment, October 25, 2000: GB2349140-A (4 worldwide citation)

A cargo container 10 includes two tine tunnels 18', 20' disposed at the top of the container 10, for receiving the tines of a fork-lift truck. The tine tunnels 18', 20' fit between upper and lower header extrusions 22, 24 and a protection plate 32 is provided to protect the container 10 from the for ...


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Gene D Verhein, Donald Verhein: Pallet-palletizer assembly. Ronald E Barry, June 22, 1976: US03964623 (4 worldwide citation)

A pallet palletizer apparatus for handling lightweight air cargo containers, the apparatus including a slave pallet and a palletizer. The slave pallet includes a supporting surface for providing maximum contact with the bottom of the containers, enclosed tine ways for receiving the tines of a fork l ...


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Leo Klapperich, Jurgen Graffa: Air cargo pallet. Aluteam Geratebau, Herbert Dubno, February 8, 1994: US05284098 (4 worldwide citation)

An air cargo pallet in which a square or rectangular thin light metal plate is trimmed along its edges by profiles which are riveted to the edges of the plate and have miter cut sections adjoining at the corners. Shear is resisted at the junctions of the miter cut sections by insert parts which are ...


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Avramides Andrew, Henstock Philip: Air cargo containers.. Lite Flite, December 30, 1992: EP0520745-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

An air cargo container comprises a base 1, side walls 2, 3, 4, 5 and a roof 6, the side walls and roof being made of panels of a composite structural sheet material which is capable of sustaining the tensile, compressive and shear loads to be carried by the container, the panels being connected toge ...


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Carder Frank B, Stumpe Warren R, Frassetto Bruno S, Bell Charles H: Cargo handling. Dorr Oliver Incorporated, April 11, 1972: US3655076 (4 worldwide citation)

An air cargo pallet handling technique utilizing a mobile aircraft loader, pallet dollies having unpowered pallet transfer surfaces, and a dolly-maneuvering tractor having a hitch for side coupling with the dollies, the loader having a powered extractor to operate the transfer surface of a dolly pos ...


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Gregory James Schulze, Wayne Vernon Huseby: Overrideable guide and vertical restraint for an air cargo system. Goodrich Corporation, Womble Carlyle, February 21, 2012: US08118524 (3 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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Peter J Rothschild: Combined X-ray CT/neutron material identification system. American Science and Engineering, Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers, January 4, 2011: US07864920 (3 worldwide citation)

A system and methods for identifying contents of an enclosure such as an air cargo container. A three-dimensional image indicative of at least one of the CT number and the density of contents of the enclosure is obtained using penetrating radiation such as x-rays. If one or more suspect regions are ...


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Philip C Whitener: Air-cargo liner. The Boeing Company, Robert W Beach, July 19, 1977: US04036455 (3 worldwide citation)

For increasing the cargo capacity of an airplane of given weight, the cargo space is formed by a plurality of parallel tubes having their lengths extending spanwise of the wing, so that such cargo-carrying space is generally coextensive with the lift-producing airfoil. Auxiliary lift-producing fans ...


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Robert Looker: Air cargo container. Satco, Lyon & Lyon, January 19, 1993: US05180078 (3 worldwide citation)

In order to be able to utilize polycarbonate sheet material as a structural (i.e. stress-bearing) component in an assembly comprising polycarbonate and metal components, as, for example, in a monocoque air cargo container wherein the polycarbonate sheet material is used as the "skin" of the structur ...


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Marc Salzberger: Mid-air cargo relay system. June 27, 2000: US06079664 (3 worldwide citation)

A mid-air transshipment system wherein a cargo carrying, pallet/airfoil is towed by a supply plane. The pallet is roofed by a bi-wing mounted on shock absorbers within its cavity. It trails a cable and a drogue which is speared by the probe of a pursuing aircraft. In coordination with is supply plan ...



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