Accession Number : AD0164119

Title :   Aircraft Seat Restraint Tensioning Mechanism.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Noble,Herman ; Hartel,Edward H.

Report Date : 26 SEP 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The patent relates to a novel and improved system for restraining the pilot or occupant in a seat during an emergency situation. The improved system includes a lever assembly which, when operated, draws opposite ends of a lap belt downwardly and forwardly so as to minimize the tendency of the pilot to submarine under the belt.

Descriptors :   (*Mechanical fasteners, *Patents), (*Aircraft seats, *Safety harness), Fastenings, Safety devices, Actuators

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints
      Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE