Patent Number: 7,786,684

Title: Electromechanical flight control system and method for rotorcraft

Abstract: Flight control systems and methods for rotorcraft are provided. The flight control system includes a user input device and a motor in operable communication with the user input device. The motor includes a plurality of winding sets and an armature coupled to the plurality of winding sets. The armature includes multiple magnets. The winding sets and the armature are configured such that when one or more of the plurality of winding sets are selectively energized, the armature moves relative to the one or more of the plurality of winding sets.

Inventors: Hanlon; Casey (Queen Creek, AZ), Kern; James I. (Phoenix, AZ)

Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.

International Classification: H02K 41/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018