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Number: 244/223
Name: Aeronautics > Aircraft control > Pilot operated > Control system > With feel
Description: Apparatus wherein the part engaged by the human operator is provided with means for providing a physical sensation to the operator as it is being moved, the sensation generally being proportional to the force acting on the controlled structure (e.g., flaps, elevators, etc.).

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8651432 Air-vehicle integrated kinesthetic control system Feb. 18, 2014
8651425 Emergency collective actuator and method for a helicopter Feb. 18, 2014
8505854 Flight assistance apparatus Aug. 13, 2013
8374804 Aircraft dynamic pressure estimation system and method Feb. 12, 2013
8240617 Variable damping of haptic feedback for a flight-attitude changing linkage of an aircraft Aug. 14, 2012
8231085 Automatic trim system for fly-by-wire aircraft with unique trim controllers Jul. 31, 2012
8197212 Power-assisted control system for a rotorcraft Jun. 12, 2012
8181914 Control stick adapted for use in a fly-by-wire flight control system, and linkage for use therein May. 22, 2012
8087619 Active control stick assembly including traction drive Jan. 3, 2012
8078340 Active user interface haptic feedback and linking control system using either force or position data Dec. 13, 2011
8025256 Precision adjust split detent for a vehicle Sep. 27, 2011
8002220 Rate limited active pilot inceptor system and method Aug. 23, 2011
7984880 Mechanisms and methods for providing rudder control assist during symmetrical and asymmetrical thrust conditions Jul. 26, 2011
7878461 System and method for an integrated backup control system Feb. 1, 2011
7806372 Full authority fly-by-wire pedal system Oct. 5, 2010
7669805 Device for remotely controlling aircraft control surfaces Mar. 2, 2010
7658349 Pilot flight control stick haptic feedback system and method Feb. 9, 2010
7648106 Control system including two control columns that are coupled to enable controlled members to be placed in required positions Jan. 19, 2010
7559510 Elevator variable feel unit Jul. 14, 2009
7285932 Method and apparatus for loss of control inhibitor systems Oct. 23, 2007
7285933 Method and apparatus for loss of control inhibitor systems Oct. 23, 2007
7108232 Helicopter force-feel and stability augmentation system with parallel servo-actuator Sep. 19, 2006
7098811 Method and apparatus for tactile cueing of aircraft controls Aug. 29, 2006
6711476 Method and computer program product for estimating at least one state of a dynamic system Mar. 23, 2004
6695264 Power lever tactile cueing system Feb. 24, 2004
6679458 Split detent tactile cueing vehicle control system Jan. 20, 2004
6644600 Method and system for providing manipulation restraining forces for a stick controller on an aircraft Nov. 11, 2003
6459228 Dual input servo coupled control sticks Oct. 1, 2002
6373465 Magnetically-controllable, semi-active haptic interface system and apparatus Apr. 16, 2002
6339419 Magnetically-controllable, semi-active haptic interface system and apparatus Jan. 15, 2002
6332105 Neural network based automatic limit prediction and avoidance system and method Dec. 18, 2001
6292720 Trimming process for adapting a simulation system to an automatically controlled reference system Sep. 18, 2001
6273371 Method for interfacing a pilot with the aerodynamic state of the surfaces of an aircraft and body interface to carry out this method Aug. 14, 2001
6254037 Variable gradient control stick force feel adjustment system Jul. 3, 2001
6128554 Device for actuating a controlled member for an aircraft, particularly such as a fly-by-wire helicopter Oct. 3, 2000
6000662 Flying aid device for a fly-by-wire aircraft Dec. 14, 1999
5911390 Bobweight assembly for establishing a force feedback on a manually movable control element Jun. 15, 1999
5908177 Flight control system Jun. 1, 1999
5900710 System for coupling control columns May. 4, 1999
5878981 Flight console for radio controlled aircraft Mar. 9, 1999
5868359 Autopilot automatic disconnect system for fly-by-wire aircraft Feb. 9, 1999
5863012 Cyclic stick system giving a helicopter speed stability Jan. 26, 1999
5853152 Collective detent system for vertical takeoff flight operations Dec. 29, 1998
5797564 System for backdrive of flight deck controls during autopilot operation Aug. 25, 1998
5746398 Force-gradient cyclic stick system for a helicopter May. 5, 1998
5738310 Rudder bar system with force gradient for a helicopter Apr. 14, 1998
5735490 Control device with a control stick, particularly a servo sidestick for aircraft Apr. 7, 1998
5719566 Method and apparatus for detecting dormant actuator failure Feb. 17, 1998
5694014 Active hand controller redundancy and architecture Dec. 2, 1997
5414620 Synthetic friction algorithm for a hand control element May. 9, 1995

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