Accession Number : ADD005699

Title :   Dependent Sway Bracing Weapon Restraints.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Panlaqui,Clayton E ; Holt,Lloyd J

Report Date : 31 Oct 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : This patent describes an automatic sway brace mechanism for restraining stores mounted on an aircraft. Cam actuated paired sets of sway braces terminating in store engaging pads are arranged to provide a positive self-centering force equalization arrangement wherein said sway brace mechanism is automatically moved from a retracted to a store engaging position and back to a retracted position under positive control.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Supports, *External stores, Restraint, Aircraft equipment, Balance, Self operation

Subject Categories : Aerial Bombs

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE