US Patent No. 10,925,178

AVIONIC SLIDING RACK


Patent No. 10,925,178
Issue Date February 16, 2021
Title Avionic Sliding Rack
Inventorship Julien Tanguay, Montreal (CA)
Mark Tentinger, Fort Worth, TX (US)
Assignee Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., Fort Worth, TX (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,925,178

1. A mounting rail system for a console of an aircraft, the mounting rail system comprising:a mounting rail comprising:
a plurality of holes configured to receive fasteners; and
a track comprising two beveled faces, wherein the track opens substantially perpendicularly to the plurality of holes;
a pyramidal nut configured to fit within the track and comprising two beveled faces that align with the two beveled faces of the track; and
a mounting bracket configured to be secured to the mounting rail via a fastener that attaches to the pyramidal nut substantially perpendicularly to the plurality of holes.