Accession Number : AD0164889

Title :   Destructible Parachute.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Pepper,William B. , Jr. ; Buxton,Robert J.

Report Date : 04 JUN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent relates to a destructable parachute including a canopy of a flammable material having a pyrotechnic coating thereon, a payload object and suspension lines interconnecting the canopy and the payload object to provide for the suspension.

Descriptors :   *Parachutes, *Parachute fabrics, *Patents, Flammability, Igniters, Pyrotechnics, Coatings, Self destruct devices

Subject Categories : Gliders and Parachutes

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE