Accession Number : ADD000611

Title :   Secondary Injection Actuated Gimbaled Motor.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Stone,W Jame

Report Date : 07 Feb 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The patent application relates to a device whereby the attitude of an airborne load is controlled by injecting fluid into the exhaust plume of a rocket motor which is attached to the load by gimbals and drives the load. In particular, it relates to apparatus and a method for controlling the attitude of a seat and a crew member sitting in the seat just after the seat and crew member have been ejected from an aircraft and before the crew member's parachute opens.

Descriptors :   *Solid propellant rocket engines, *Attitude control systems, *Secondary injection, Patents, Gimbals, Fluid control, Ejection seats

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Solid Propellant Rocket Engines
      Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE