Patent US-1885-320042

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This was possibly the first 'biplane' design; canvas stretched across frame with some flexibility and some hinging: 'aeroplanes', 'wings', or sails?; one spring to pull all the wings

  • Inventor location: Blackheath, Kent, England


Year filed 1883
Year granted 1885
Office US
Patent number 320042
Inventors Frederick William Brearey
Inventor country GB
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Applicant is inventor? 1
Original title Apparatus for effecting aerial navigation
English title Apparatus for effecting aerial navigation
Tech fields glider, flapping, airfoil, frame, multiplane, biplane
Filing date 1883-03-16
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Grant date 1885-06-16
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Supplementary to patent Patent US-1880-234947
Related to aircraft? Yes
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Patent agent John J. Halsted & Son
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National tech categories USPC 244/22
IPCs IPC B64C33/02
CPCs CPC B64C33/02
Family year 1883
First filing? 1
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Application ID 46105542
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