Accession Number : ADD003407
Title : Vertical Sensing and Control System.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Miller,Ray A ; Dillinger,Robert B ; Stone ,W James ; Burklund,Vernon D
Report Date : 07 Sep 1976
Pagination or Media Count : 6
Abstract : The patent relates to a rocket powered escape vehicle equipped with an electrostatic attitude sensing system which commands a rocket motor mounted in gimbals on the bottom of the vehicle to provide a vertically upward seeking escape from an aircraft independent of aircraft attitude.
Descriptors : *Aircraft, *Ejection seats, *Attitude control systems, *Patents, Escape systems, Descent trajectories, Rocket propulsion, Detectors, Radioactive materials, Servomechanisms
Subject Categories : Aircraft
Escape, Rescue and Survival
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE