Accession Number : AD0165048
Title : Aircraft Parachute Flare Having Tapered Core Candle.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Harkness,Benjamin F. ; Humerickhouse,Billy J. ; Matheis,Norbert E. ; Norris,Alfred W.
Report Date : 24 JUL 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 5
Abstract : The patent relates to an aircraft parachute flare having an outer case of consumable material filled with a candle of pyrotechnic material. The pyrotechnic candle is provided with a tapered core that provides a chamber for storing a parachute. An environmental fuze is provided for initiating parachute deployment and deployment of the parachute initiates an igniter which, in turn ignites the pyrotechnic candle.
Descriptors : *Aircraft flares, *Parachute flares, *Patents, Pyrotechnics, Parachutes, Deployment, Fuzes(Ordnance)
Subject Categories : Pyrotechnics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE