Accession Number : ADD001379

Title :   Delayed Parachute Disconnect.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Laswell,John E ; Wildridge,John E

Report Date : 13 Aug 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent describes a delayed parachute disconnect having a piston slidably mounted in a cylinder having fluid therein. One end of the piston is releasably connected to a pulling element which automatically releases upon clearance from the cylinder. The piston is provided with an orifice and the speed of the piston is controlled by the fluid escaping through the orifice.

Descriptors :   *Parachute descents, *Patents, *Disconnect fittings, Delay, Pistons, Automatic, Hydraulic cylinders, Speed regulators

Subject Categories : Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE