Patents by Inventor Charles B. Lockin

Charles B. Lockin has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10005540
    Abstract: A method for wing-to-fuselage integration is disclosed. The method includes attaching a fitting to a wing box assembly of an aircraft at an early stage of integration and then attaching the fitting to a stub beam attached to a fuselage panel of the aircraft at a later stage of integration. The fitting eliminates the need to attach the stub beam directly to the wing box assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: Charles B. Lockin, Marcus A. Erickson, Oladele A. Adedeji, Kevin R. Puzey
  • Publication number: 20180057137
    Abstract: A method for wing-to-fuselage integration is disclosed. The method includes attaching a fitting to a wing box assembly of an aircraft at an early stage of integration and then attaching the fitting to a stub beam attached to a fuselage panel of the aircraft at a later stage of integration. The fitting eliminates the need to attach the stub beam directly to the wing box assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Inventors: Charles B. Lockin, Marcus A. Erickson, Oladele A. Adedeji, Kevin R. Puzey
  • Patent number: 9828083
    Abstract: A method for wing-to-fuselage integration is disclosed. The method includes attaching a fitting to a wing box assembly of an aircraft at an early stage of integration and then attaching the fitting to a stub beam attached to a fuselage panel of the aircraft at a later stage of integration. The fitting eliminates the need to attach the stub beam directly to the wing box assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: Charles B. Lockin, Marcus A. Erickson, Oladele A. Adedeji, Kevin R. Puzey
  • Publication number: 20160137283
    Abstract: A method for wing-to-fuselage integration is disclosed. The method includes attaching a fitting to a wing box assembly of an aircraft at an early stage of integration and then attaching the fitting to a stub beam attached to a fuselage panel of the aircraft at a later stage of integration. The fitting eliminates the need to attach the stub beam directly to the wing box assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2014
    Publication date: May 19, 2016
    Inventors: Charles B. Lockin, Marcus A. Erickson, Oladele A. Adedeji, Kevin R. Puzey