Accession Number : ADD010908

Title :   An Adapter for Towing Aircraft.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Perry,H H

Report Date : 11 Sep 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : Disclosed is an adapter for existing tow bars or spotting dollies to two aircraft having non-conventional landing gear. The adapter has a vertical member which is dimensioned to fit into a socket mounted in the bottom of the aircraft in the vicinity of the nose or tail. A structural cross member, integral with the bottom of the vertical member, has holes in the ends which receive the axle pins located at the ends of the tow bar arms or the lifting arms of the spotting dolly.

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Towing, Aircraft, Fittings, External, Adapters, Tow bars, Towing vehicles, Dollies

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE