US Patent No. 9,077,167

AIRCRAFT RACEWAY MOUNTING AND CLAMPING APPARATUS


Patent No. 9,077,167
Issue Date July 07, 2015
Title Aircraft Raceway Mounting And Clamping Apparatus
Inventorship Jack Blanchard, Bristol (GB)
David Routledge, Bristol (GB)
Assignee AIRBUS OPERATIONS LIMITED, Bristol (GB)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,077,167

1. An aircraft raceway mounting apparatus comprising:
a foot defining an attachment formation at a first end for attachment of the apparatus to an aircraft structure,
a body defining a raceway receiving formation for receiving a raceway, the raceway receiving formation comprising a snap fit
formation for retention of a raceway,

wherein the body is attached to the foot at a second end by a snap fit arrangement such that the body is spaced from the aircraft
structure in use,

wherein the raceway receiving formation comprises a body having a U-shaped channel for receiving a raceway, and
wherein the U-shaped channel comprises a base, a first sidewall and a second sidewall, and the snap fit formation comprises
lugs projecting into the U-shaped channel from the sidewalls.