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U.S. Patent Specifications

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 February 1949



A high strength control cable for use in aircraft control systems comprising: a plurality of wires of high strength aluminium alloy laid together in helical wraps to constitute an aluminium alloy cable; a tubular sheath of material of lesser tensile strength than said aluminium alloy serving to maintain said wires in position and to protect the same; and a length of steel cable connected to at least one end of said aluminium alloy cable to enable said control cable to flex readily around a pulley or the like where used in an aircraft control system by the engagement of said length of steel cable with said pulley.


(1949), "U.S. Patent Specifications", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 21 No. 2, pp. 62-62.




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