BELL HELICOPTER TEXTRON INC.
|BELL HELICOPTER TEXTRON INC. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20150251753||ARTICULATED MAIN ROTOR HUB WITH INWARDLY CF BEARING AND 3% FLAPPING HINGE OFFSET - A rotary system including a grip having an opening forming a first bridge for receiving a centrifugal force bearing that faces inwardly towards the rotor mast. A rotor blade couples to the grip and a pitch horn positioned outside the opening pitches the rotor blade during flight. A bearing assembly attaches the first bridge to the yoke and controls blade forces exerted against the hub assembly during flight.||09-10-2015|
|20150246722||CUSTOMIZABLE PEDAL SYSTEM - A pedal system includes a support base; a first lever that is pivotally mounted to the support base; a second lever that is pivotally mounted to the support base; a first pedal coupled to the first lever and configured to be engaged by a foot of a user to rotate the first lever; a second pedal coupled to the second lever and configured to be engaged by a foot of the user to rotate the second lever, and an adjustment assembly configured to adjust a default rotational orientation, about an axis of rotation, of the first and the second lever, the first and the second lever positioned at the default orientation when no external force is applied to the first and the second lever.||09-03-2015|
|20150241328||NON-METALLIC DEBRIS MONITORING SYSTEM - A system and method to detect particles in a fluid stream. The system includes a separator configured to separate particles from bubbles passing through the fluid stream and a sensor configured to detect the particles. The method includes passing the fluid stream through the separator, separating the particles from bubbles passing through the fluid stream, and detecting the presence of the particles.||08-27-2015|
Patent applications by BELL HELICOPTER TEXTRON INC.