Patents by Inventor Lapthe C. Flora

Lapthe C. Flora 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: 6924931
    Abstract: A support for adjusting the line of sight of a night vision monocular. The support has a shelf that is supported relative to a user's eyes and a flange that is coupled to the shelf and rotatable relative to the shelf. The support also has a shaft supporting the monocular. The shaft is coupled to the flange for tilting the monocular relative to the shelf concurrently with a rotation of the flange. The support also has a tilt control means coupled to the flange for applying an axial force to the flange to control the rotation of the flange and the tilting of the monocular.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2003
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2005
    Assignee: ITT Manufacturing Enterprises, Inc.
    Inventors: Brian C. Lam, Lapthe C. Flora, John C. Nelson