Patent GB-1910-2614

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Ailerons, called "balancing shields" in this patent.

  • From the google patents abstract: "Steering and balancing by adjustable surfaces arranged laterally in pairs. Planes or shields are pivoted adjacent to the forward edge of the supporting - planes, and are angularly adjusted from the normal position parallel to the planes, to positions at or towards right angles thereto so as to impede the flow of air to either the upper or lower side of the planes."
  • The inventors self-described as Aeronautical engineers.
  • Inventor location: 56 Prince of Wales Mansions, Battersea Park, County of London


Year filed 1910
Year granted 1910
Office GB
Patent number 2614
Inventors Horace Leonard Short, Albert Eustace Short, Hugh Oswald Short
Inventor country GB, GB, GB
Applicant person Horace Leonard Short, Albert Eustace Short, Hugh Oswald Short
Applicant firm
Applicant type INDIV
Applicant is inventor? 1
Original title Improvements in or relating to Mechanical Flying Machines
English title Improvements to mechanical flying machines
Tech fields flying machines
Filing date 1910-02-02
Full specification filed date 1910-04-22
Application number 191002614D
Grant date 1910-11-03
Granted? 1
Publication date
Supplementary to patent
Related to aircraft? 1
Serial number
Patent agent Brewer & Son
Assigned to
National tech categories
IPCs IPC B64C3/54
CPCs CPC B64C2009/005, CPC B64C2700/6246, CPC B64C9/00
Family year 1910
First filing? 1
Cites these patents
Citations from after 1930 1
Application ID 23594494
INPADOC family ID 11088004
Number of text pages 5
Number of diagram pages 3
Number of figures 8
Number of claims 4