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Number: 244/109
Name: Aeronautics > Landing gear > Tail supports
Description: Devices and structural arrangements for supporting the tail of aircraft in landing and on the surface of the land or water.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8636248 Retracting tailwheel assembly and fin Jan. 28, 2014
8430357 Tail skid for protecting a structural element of an aircraft, an aircraft provided with such a tail skid, and an anti-overturning method implemented by said tail skid Apr. 30, 2013
8371530 Aircraft with a rear fuselage protection shield Feb. 12, 2013
7631837 Electrical interlock and indication system for aircraft Dec. 15, 2009
6845944 Multi-positional tail skids and associated methods of use Jan. 25, 2005
6562479 Release agent and method for producing same May. 13, 2003
6422510 Shimmy-free aircraft tail wheel conversion Jul. 23, 2002
6257521 Shimmy-free aircraft tail wheel assembly Jul. 10, 2001
5984229 Extremely short takeoff and landing of aircraft using multi-axis thrust vectoring Nov. 16, 1999
5927646 Energy absorbing landing gear/tail skid including means for indicating the magnitude of impact loads Jul. 27, 1999
5056737 VTOL aircraft with movable undercarriage Oct. 15, 1991
4815678 Pivotally mounted high energy absorbing aircraft tail skid assembly having predetermined failure mode Mar. 28, 1989
4645143 Flexible girder with high energy absorption, and landing gear and tail skid for an aircraft equipped with such a girder Feb. 24, 1987
4399963 Elastic tail skid for gliders and light air planes Aug. 23, 1983

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