Accession Number : AD0695360

Title :   A DEVICE FOR CUTTING A PARACHUTE REEFING CORD,

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Ganin,V. P. ; Morozov,N. F. ; Opukhovskii,L. E.

Report Date : 11 SEP 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A device for cutting the reefing cord of a parachute, which includes a time lag mechanism and actuating lever mechanism, supplied with a flat cutter, is distinguished by the fact that the purpose of insuring dustprotection of the time lag mechanism, the cutter is located in a groove which is separated from the internal cavity of the apparatus by the chassis wall, on which the axis of rotation of the cutter is mounted. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PARACHUTES, CORDAGE), (*CORDAGE, CUTTING), PATENTS, ACTUATORS, USSR

Subject Categories : Gliders and Parachutes

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE