Accession Number : ADD002489

Title :   Pressure Sensitive Control Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Woodworth,William H ; Cunningham,Robert D

Report Date : 09 Dec 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent relates to a substantially unmovable joy stick having strain gauges such that pressure on the stick causes stress which alters the resistance of the gauges. The gauges' resistance is included in a circuit which provides an output in response to the pressure and automatically adjusts for initial conditions.

Descriptors :   *Control sticks, *Patents, Strain gages, Pressure gages, Remotely piloted vehicles, Electrical resistance

Subject Categories : Pilotless Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE