Patent GB-1915-10377

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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.

Introductory text:

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 [...]


Patent family descending from Patent GB-1915-10377

Year filed 1915
Year granted 1915
Office GB
Patent number 10377
Inventors Elmer Ambrose Sperry
Inventor country US
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
Filing date 1915/07/16
Full specification filed date
Application number 191510377D
Grant date 1916/07/17
Granted? Yes
Publication date
Supplementary to patent Patent US-1914-1368226, Patent GB-1913-2294
Related to aircraft? Yes
Serial number
Patent agent Haseltine, Lake & Co.
Assigned to
National tech categories
IPCs IPC B64C1/00, IPC B64C17/06
CPCs CPC B64C17/06, CPC B64C2700/6216
Family year 1913
First filing? No
Cites these patents
Citations from after 1930
Application ID 23681014
INPADOC family ID 11162634
Number of text pages 14
Number of diagram pages 3
Number of figures 18
Number of claims 12