At many airports, you need to climb the stairs carrying your hand luggage while boarding the plane. However, carrying luggage up or down a ladder or stairways can be hazardous.
The patented object transfer system provides an easy and safer way to climb stairs carrying object. The system includes a rail positioned as a handrail on the flight of steps and a trolley assembly can glide of the rail. An object placed on the trolley can be pulled up by hand; for example, by a passenger.
Publication number: US 20160115735
Patent Title: OBJECT TRANSFER SYSTEM FOR A FLIGHT OF STEPS
Publication date: 28 Apr 2016
Filing date: 25 Oct 2014
Inventors: Thomas A. Kummer; Donald K. Crenshaw; Janice A. Goegan;
Applicant: The Boeing Company