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Title:
JOINT
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2012/131335
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A joint comprising first and second rib components, the first rib having an abutment surface and a plurality of lugs disposed adjacent to the abutment surface; and the second rib having an abutment surface and a plurality of lugs disposed adjacent to the abutment surface, wherein the abutment surfaces of the respective ribs are abutting and joined with a tension joint, and wherein the lugs are pinned to form a pinned lug joint by aligning respective holes in the plurality of lugs such that the lugs of the first and second ribs are interleaved and have one or more pins passing through the aligned lug holes. The joint may be used for attaching a wing tip device to the outboard end of an aircraft wing.

Inventors:
WHITLOCK RHONA (GB)
DEL TIN MASSIMO (GB)
DALTON PETER (GB)
FORD GEORGE (GB)
HILL MICHAEL JOHN (GB)
HUNTBATCH ADRIAN (GB)
BREEZE LAURENCE (GB)
Application Number:
GB2012/050644
Publication Date:
November 07, 2013
Filing Date:
March 22, 2012
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
AIRBUS OPERATIONS LTD (GB)
WHITLOCK RHONA (GB)
DEL TIN MASSIMO (GB)
DALTON PETER (GB)
FORD GEORGE (GB)
HILL MICHAEL JOHN (GB)
HUNTBATCH ADRIAN (GB)
BREEZE LAURENCE (GB)
International Classes:
B64C3/00; B64C23/06
Domestic Patent References:
WO2008061739A12008-05-29
WO2008022428A12008-02-28
Foreign References:
US20090283639A12009-11-19
US20070018049A12007-01-25
DE19529706A11997-02-13
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
BUTLER, Daniel (Filton, Bristol Bristol BS99 7AR, GB)
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