Accession Number : ADD000086

Title :   Parachute Decoupling Apparatus.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Matsuo,Jon T

Report Date : 04 Dec 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent relates to a decoupling apparatus between a parachute and its deployment means, such as a pilot chute, that is actuated automatically when the parachute has been deployed approximately to a full stretched-out condition prior to inflation.

Descriptors :   *Parachutes, *Release mechanisms, *Patents, Deployment, Cutters, Separation

Subject Categories : Gliders and Parachutes

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE