Accession Number : ADD002855

Title :   Air Bladder Seat Cushion for High Acceleration Cockpit.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Roberts,Edward O

Report Date : 29 Jun 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The patent concerns 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 :   *Patents, *Ejection seats, *Cockpits, Cushioning, Inflatable structures, Tolerances(Physiology), High acceleration, Fighter aircraft

Subject Categories : Attack and Fighter Aircraft
      Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE