Patent Number: 8,573,372

Title: Force level control for an energy absorber for aircraft

Abstract: A force level control for an energy absorber is provided for aircraft, and includes an adjustment element and a housing, whereby via the adjustment element, a bending radius of the energy absorber element is continuously adjustable in the housing.

Inventors: Humfeldt; Dirk (Hamburg, DE), Harriehausen; Michael (Hamburg, DE), Schroeder; Jan (Hamburg, DE), Sperber; Martin (Monchengladbach, DE), Demary; Michael (Meckenheim, DE)

Assignee: Airbus Operations GmbH

International Classification: F16F 7/12 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017