This original makes reference to the American priority date 17 July 1914.
The text also refers to rotors elaborated in Patent GB-1913-2294 by E. A. Sperry.
Gyroscopic pendulum for longitudinal and latitudinal control. Uses magnets and stays running (for a while) after motor has cut out.
According to the invention a pendulous support or platform stabilised by gyros about both horizontal axes is provided with control systems mounted partly on the support and partly on the adjacent framework and adapted to be brought into operation by the relative inclination of said support and the aircraft to enable the position of the stabilising planes to be controlled.
We, the Sperry Gyroscope Company, a corporation of the State of New York, United States of America, doing business at 126, Nassau Street, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America, Assignees of ELMER AMBROSE SPERRY, Engineer, of 100, Marlborough Road, Brooklyn, aforesaid, do hereby declare the nature of this invention [...]
- Original patent document and bibliography entry on espacenet
- on google patents
- Corporate address: 126 Nassau Street, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Patent family descending from Patent GB-1915-10377
- Patent GB-1915-10377 (English title: Automatic Means for Stabilising Aircraft, Supplementary to patent: Patent US-1914-1368226 • Patent GB-1913-2294)
- Patent GB-1915-125090 (English title: Automatic Means for Stabilising Aircraft, Supplementary to patent: Patent GB-1915-10377 • Patent US-1914-1368226 • Patent GB-1913-2294)
|Inventors||Elmer Ambrose Sperry|
|Applicant person||Elmer Ambrose Sperry|
|Applicant firm||Sperry Gyroscope Company|
|Applicant type||COMPANY + INDIV|
|Applicant is inventor?||No|
|Original title||Automatic Means for Stabilising Aircraft|
|English title||Automatic Means for Stabilising Aircraft|
|Tech fields||stability, gyroscope, magnet, electricity, automatic stability|
|Full specification filed date|
|Supplementary to patent||Patent US-1914-1368226, Patent GB-1913-2294|
|Related to aircraft?||Yes|
|Patent agent||Haseltine, Lake & Co.|
|National tech categories|
|IPCs||IPC B64C1/00, IPC B64C17/06|
|CPCs||CPC B64C17/06, CPC B64C2700/6216|
|Cites these patents|
|Citations from after 1930|
|INPADOC family ID||11162634|
|Number of text pages||14|
|Number of diagram pages||3|
|Number of figures||18|
|Number of claims||12|