Accession Number:

ADD005707

Title:

Disconnect Linkage for Force Transmission System.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-10-31

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

This patent describes a device for disconnectably linking a plurality of force producing or receiving means such as a mechanical control system. The device comprises a coaxial array of a plurality of positive locking clutches, each clutch including two clutch halves. A single shaft passing through all clutch halves disengages and engages all clutches together as a motor connected thereto is actuated. The shaft is fail-safe spring loaded to the disengaged position, so that the spring will disengage all clutches if there is a power or motor failure. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Training Aircraft
  • Flight Control and Instrumentation

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE