US Patent No. 9,334,038

APPARATUS FOR ATTACHMENT OF WING PANELS


Patent No. 9,334,038
Issue Date May 10, 2016
Title Apparatus For Attachment Of Wing Panels
Inventorship David Mark Stewart, Bristol (GB)
Assignee Airbus Operations Limited, Bristol (GB)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,334,038

1. An aircraft fixed aerodynamic structure assembly comprising:
a fixed aerodynamic structure component;
a shroud panel;
attachment members interconnecting the shroud panel and the fixed aerodynamic structure component, each attachment member
connected to at least one of the shroud panel and the fixed aerodynamic structure component by an articulated joint;

where each of the articulated joints is a pivot joint rotatable about an axis normal to at least one of the shroud panel and
the fixed aerodynamic structure, and

a non-pivotable butt strap rotationally fixed to the at least one of the shroud panel and fixed aerodynamic structure component.