US 9,809,296 B2
Aircraft fuselage comprising an outer insulation
Olivier Picot, Blagnac (FR)
Assigned to Airbus Operations SAS, Toulouse (FR)
Filed by Airbus Operations (SAS), Toulouse (FR)
Filed on Oct. 15, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/514,634.
Claims priority of application No. 13 60097 (FR), filed on Oct. 17, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2015/0108272 A1, Apr. 23, 2015
Int. Cl. B64C 1/40 (2006.01); B64C 1/00 (2006.01); B64C 1/38 (2006.01); B64C 1/12 (2006.01)
CPC B64C 1/40 (2013.01) [B64C 1/0009 (2013.01); B64C 1/12 (2013.01); B64C 1/38 (2013.01); B64C 1/403 (2013.01)] 11 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An aircraft fuselage comprising:
a structure,
a skin connected to said structure and forming a barrier between an interior and an exterior of the fuselage,
an external coating placed against said skin,
said external coating comprising a thermal insulator that covers the fuselage at least in part and having at least one foam insulating layer,
said external coating comprising a plurality of juxtaposed panels adhesively bonded to the fuselage and/or secured to the fuselage by mechanical fixings wherein at an edge of said panels the insulating layer comprises a rectilinear portion arranged perpendicularly to the skin and extending from said skin to a framework, further a curved portion having a convex radius of curvature extends from said framework to an eternal layer.