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Title:
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR NON-PROPULSIVE FIN CONTROL IN AN AIR OR SEA VEHICLE USING PLANAR ACTUATION
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2000002003
Kind Code:
A9
Abstract:
The invention, in one embodiment, is an apparatus for controlling the roll, pitch, and yaw attitudes of an air or sea vehicle. The apparatus includes an actuator (20) including an actuation plane (22) and an actuation mechanism (24), capable of displacing the actuation plane at three points (26); at least three non-propulsive fins (12); and a linkage (28) between the actuator and each one of the fins, the linkage communicating the actuation plane's displacement to the respective one of the fins.

Inventors:
BAKER BRIAN C
BANKS JOHNNY EDWARD
Application Number:
US9915373W
Publication Date:
July 20, 2000
Filing Date:
July 02, 1999
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Assignee:
LOCKHEED MARTIN VOUGHT SYSTEMS CORP.
International Classes:
B63B39/06; B63H11/117; B63H25/14; B63H25/34; F42B10/64; (IPC1-7): F42B10/64; B63H11/10; B63H25/14; F42B10/66
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