US 9,809,311 B2
Mounting systems for personal electronic devices and related methods
Stephen Michael Young, Mill Creek, WA (US); and Carl Aaron Davison, Snohomish, WA (US)
Assigned to The Boeing Company, Chicago, IL (US)
Filed by The Boeing Company, Chicago, IL (US)
Filed on Oct. 30, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/927,919.
Prior Publication US 2017/0121024 A1, May 4, 2017
Int. Cl. H05K 7/02 (2006.01); H05K 7/04 (2006.01); B64D 11/00 (2006.01); F16M 13/02 (2006.01); H02J 7/00 (2006.01)
CPC B64D 11/0015 (2013.01) [B64D 11/00152 (2014.12); F16M 13/02 (2013.01); H02J 7/0042 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A mounting system, comprising:
a sandwich panel having a first surface, a second surface opposite the first surface, and a core extending between the first surface and the second surface; and
a structural portion coupled to the sandwich panel, the structural portion comprising:
a first plate having a first outer surface and a first inner surface opposite the first outer surface, the first plate being coupled to the first surface of the sandwich panel such that the first inner surface faces the first surface of the sandwich panel; and
a second plate having a second outer surface and a second inner surface opposite the second outer surface, the second plate being coupled to the second surface of the sandwich panel such that the second inner surface faces the second surface of the sandwich panel, wherein the second plate is coupled with respect to the first plate such that a portion of the sandwich panel is positioned therebetween; and
a structural interface configured to receive a mounting accessory for a personal electronic device such that the mounting accessory is positioned adjacent the first plate.