Accession Number : ADD000012

Title :   Control Surfaces for Submersible Vehicles.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Fischer,Stephen J

Report Date : 11 Sep 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The patent relates to an apparatus for controlling the direction of an underwater submersible vehicle including diving planes having first control surface portions angularly pivotable relative to the vehicle. Second control surface portions are integratedly formed with the first portions and are angularly pivotable relative to the vehicle and relative to the first portions. A first control device is operable to pivot the first and second portions as a unit and a second control device is operable to pivot the second portions independently of the first portions.

Descriptors :   *Deep submergence vehicles, *Control surfaces, *Patents, Control systems, Planing surfaces, Diving

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE