Accession Number : ADD007361

Title :   Aerial Refueling Boom Control Apparatus.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Bekemeyer,Leonard G

Report Date : 17 Jun 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : This document discloses an aerial refueling boom control apparatus utilizing a plurality of strain gage bridges which are positioned in the vertical and horizontal planes of a load carrying structure, to measure the loading forces occurring therein. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Aeronautical booms, *Positioning devices(Machinery), Refueling in flight, Control systems, Telescoping structures, Self supporting structures, Bending stress, Strain gages, Loads(Forces), Measurement, Horizontal orientation, Vertical orientation

Subject Categories : Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE