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Title:
PASSENGER BOARDING BRIDGE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2021/199117
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
Provided is a passenger boarding bridge capable of avoiding the mounting of a cab onto an aircraft due to the backward travel of traveling wheels. In an example, this passenger boarding bridge is provided with a rotunda (4) which is connected to a terminal building and which is supported so as to be free to rotate horizontally, an extendable tunnel (5) having a base end connected to the rotunda (4), a cab (6) which is provided on a leading end of the tunnel (5) and which is mounted onto an aircraft, a traveling device (10) that supports the tunnel (5) and includes traveling wheels (9) which are configured to travel forward and backward, the traveling device (10) being configured to change the direction of the forward travel and the backward travel of the traveling wheels (9), an operation device operated to input a movement command into the traveling device, and a determination device that repeatedly performs a determination wherein, during the period from when the operation device is operated and the cab (6) begins to move from a predetermined position due to the travel by the traveling wheels (9) until the cab (6) is mounted onto the aircraft, it is determined whether or not the current direction of the forward travel of the traveling wheels (9) is a direction inside a forward-only mountable range.

Inventors:
DOBASHI HIDEAKI
KUNITAKE TAKASHI
Application Number:
PCT/JP2020/014473
Publication Date:
October 07, 2021
Filing Date:
March 30, 2020
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Assignee:
SHINMAYWA IND LTD (JP)
International Classes:
B64F1/305
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
ARCO PATENT & TRADEMARK ATTORNEYS (JP)
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