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