Accession Number : ADD003722

Title :   Drogue Chute Extraction.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Burklund,Vernon D ; Stone,W James ; Schmidt,Joseph A

Report Date : 25 Jan 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A drogue parachute deployment system for an ejection seat comprises a drogue parachute mounted in a bag on the seat, a rocket motor, and a tow line attached between the parachute and the rocket motor. Upon firing of the rocket motor, the bag is caused to rip and the parachute is deployed. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Escape systems, *Drogue parachutes, *Ejection seats, Rocket engines, Deployment, Extraction, Ejection seats

Subject Categories : Rocket Engines
      Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE