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  •  ABSTRACT

  • - DESCRIPTION

  • - CONTAINER

  • - FLIGHT WITHOUT CONTAINER

  • - HEAD

  • - TAIL

  • - LOADING PHASES

  • - COMMAND CABLE

  • - CENTER OF GRAVITY

  • - RAILS AND LOCKING RACK

  • - VIRTUAL SIMULATION

  • - THREE-VIEW DRAWING

  • - RIGID STRUCTURE

  • - UNLOADING ANIMATION

  • - 2D IMAGES

  • - TECHNICAL PRECEDENTS

  • - IMAGES GALLERY

  • - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • - CONCLUSION

  • The rack of locks device is housed inside each rail and composed of multiple locking points that fixes compactly the three parts of the fuselage (head, container and tail) with the rails. The lock points of the rack contacts firmly with the transversal reinforcements of the container fuselage (frames),  creating a single and rigid structure. A longitudinal axis operated by a hydraulic actuator moves two racks of points (external and internal) in each rail.

    Compared with conventional aircrafts, the rails supposes the only aditional weight that is added on the airplane.

     

     

     
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    Antonio Sánchez 1997-2007. Málaga. Spain