Patent Number: 8,814,461

Title: Locking apparatus for an object being lockable on a rail

Abstract: A locking apparatus for an object that is lockable on a rail is provided such that the object may be undone in a single manual operating step. The apparatus may be used in a passenger aircraft in which it is necessary to slide seats or other built-in devices. The apparatus includes at least one first base body, at least one first locking body, and at least one first operating element. The at least one first base body is designed to be placed on top of the rail. The at least one first locking body is movably held to the at least one first base body, and is shaped to be placed into the rail. The at least one first operating element is connected to the at least one first locking body for moving the at least one first locking body in the direction of the interior of the rail.

Inventors: Vine; Paul (Hamburg, DE)

Assignee: Airbus Operations GmbH

International Classification: F16B 21/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018