Accession Number : ADD000430

Title :   Quick Release Open Link.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Fielding,Lawrence E ; O'Brien,Patrick J

Report Date : 11 Feb 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : This invention relates to a parachute extraction system for airdropping heavy equipment and other cargo from a cargo aircraft and in which an open link safety device is used between the extraction and recovery parachutes thereof to prevent the premature depolyment of the recovery parachute while the cargo is still in the aircraft.

Descriptors :   *Air drop operations, *Cargo parachutes, *Safety equipment, *Patents, Locking fastener devices, Cargo, Extraction, Release mechanisms

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE