Patent US-1914-1360694

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Autopilot comprising several instruments operating together to maintain a set course by steering the rudder.

Refers to gyroscope patent: Patent US-1916-1186856 (may not be aero exclusive), and to another patent with serial number 324731 filed 18 September 1919.


Year filed 1914
Year granted 1920
Office US
Patent number 1360694
Inventors Elmer Ambrose Sperry
Inventor country US
Applicant person
Applicant firm Sperry Gyroscope Company
Applicant type INDIV
Applicant is inventor? 1
Original title Navigational Apparatus
English title Navigational Apparatus
Tech fields airplane, LTA, navigation, compass, instrument, rudder, electronics
Filing date 1914-11-13
Full specification filed date
Application number
Grant date 1920-11-30
Granted? 1
Publication date
Supplementary to patent
Related to aircraft? 1
Serial number 871885
Patent agent
Assigned to Sperry Gyroscope Company
National tech categories
IPCs IPC G05D1/02
CPCs CPC G05D1/0206
Family year
First filing?
Cites these patents
Citations from after 1930
Application ID
Number of text pages 7
Number of diagram pages 5
Number of figures 12
Number of claims 26