Accession Number : AD0164907

Title :   Air-Venting Parachute.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Bockelmann,Victor G.

Report Date : 17 APR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The patent relates to a parachute, particularly suitable for decelerating illuminating flare-type payloads. The canopy is constructed with an arrangement of high air permeable areas for venting the rising column of hot combustion gases from said flare and thereby slow the descent to increase flare performance.

Descriptors :   *Parachute flares, *Parachutes, *Patents, Parachute fabrics, Parachute descents, Hot gases

Subject Categories : Gliders and Parachutes
      Pyrotechnics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE