Patents by Inventor John Cessna

John Cessna 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: 6385513
    Abstract: A satellite emergency voice/data downlink method and apparatus that sends cockpit audio and flight data to a satellite communications system upon detection of a serious event or a pilot generated signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 1999
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2002
    Assignee: Honeywell International, Inc.
    Inventors: William W. Murray, John Cessna
  • Patent number: 4739130
    Abstract: A three module turn signal switch assembly for heavy trucks and the like comprising an actuating lever housing module, an electric switch module, and a plug module in the form of separately produced units assembled together and removable from each other. The actuating lever module comprises a module casing, a handle member forming a control lever, a yoke member pivotally supporting the handle for lateral and vertical movement, and detent structure to define handle positions for Left Turn, Off, Right Turn and Emergency switch conditions. The switch module is releasably connected to the lever housing module and includes a casing and rotatable armature member driven responsive movement of the handle to these positions, and includes fixed contacts and movable actuator conductor segments to provide proper current paths for the selective switching functions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 1987
    Date of Patent: April 19, 1988
    Assignee: Truck-Lite Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Philip C. Roller, John A. Cessna