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