US 11,655,035 B2
Carrier device, seating area divider and vehicle cabin
Gary Lee Senechal, Lake Stevens, WA (US); and Anthony Harcup, Surrey (GB)
Assigned to ADIENT AEROSPACE, LLC, Bothell, WA (US)
Filed by Adient Aerospace, LLC, Bothell, WA (US)
Filed on Dec. 14, 2020, as Appl. No. 17/120,994.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/947,895, filed on Dec. 13, 2019.
Prior Publication US 2021/0179273 A1, Jun. 17, 2021
Int. Cl. B64D 11/06 (2006.01)
CPC B64D 11/0627 (2014.12) [B64D 11/0606 (2014.12)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A carrier device for a seating area divider provided within a vehicle cabin, the carrier device comprising:
a base member comprising at least one connection device arranged on a vertical beam of the base member and configured to couple a seat furniture structure to the base member, the at least one connection device comprising a bracket mounted to the seat furniture structure, the at least one connection device comprising a coupling element arranged on the vertical beam of the base member, the coupling element comprising a bearing element, wherein the coupling element and the bracket are releasable attached to one another; and
a fixation device which is coupled to the base member to support the base member on a cabin floor;
wherein the base member is configured to carry a privacy divider screen, and
wherein the fixation device comprises at least a seat track locking member protruding substantially perpendicular from the base member.