Accession Number : ADD011147

Title :   Aircraft Loading Adapter for Use with Ordnance Lift Vehicle.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Renfro,V E ; Gudgeon,R L ; Clelland,J P ; Cole,C C

Report Date : 08 May 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : An adapter for use with lift forks or the like of a lift truck to allow very accurate positioning of ordnance and the like for attachment to aircraft. The adapter comprises a base which is supported or secured to the lift forks and includes an ordnance load carrying cradle carried on a trolley mechanism that allows degrees of freedom in the fore/aft and lateral directions. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Ground support equipment, *forklift vehicles, *Loading(Handling), External stores, Aircraft ammunition, Adapters, Wheels, Degrees of Freedom, Horizontal orientation, Position(Location), Wings, Bomb racks, Ejectors(Ordnance), Attachment

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE