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