Accession Number : AD0163933
Title : Illuminating Flare Having High Drag Configuration.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Calkins,Burton H. ; Carstens,Dale L. ; Riester,James J.
Report Date : 03 APR 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 3
Abstract : The patent relates to a flat, circular flare having a thin-walled plastic case containing a disk of pyrotechnic material provided with a star-center and having a fuze means for igniting said pyrotechnic material. The flat, circular flare is launched from an aircraft by spinning and the flare floats or sails to the ground while burning.
Descriptors : (*AIRCRAFT FLARES, *PATENTS), ILLUMINATION, AERODYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS, DRAG, ARMING DEVICES
Subject Categories : Pyrotechnics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE