Accession Number : ADD000685
Title : Air Bladder Seat Cushion for High Acceleration Cockpit.
Descriptive Note : Patent Application,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Roberts,Edward O
Report Date : 10 Mar 1975
Pagination or Media Count : 15
Abstract : The patent application relates to a high acceleration cockpit-ejection seat having an air bladder-liner element acting as a cushion/pad and inflatable to effectively provide a significant backward tilt to, and thus greatly increase the pilot's tolerance to the high g-loads associated with fighter aircraft maneuvering at high speeds.
Descriptors : *Ejection seats, *Cushioning, *Inflatable structures, Inflating, High acceleration, Bladders, Seats, Patents
Subject Categories : Aircraft
Escape, Rescue and Survival
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE