Accession Number : ADD006509

Title :   Apparatus for the Controlled Discharge of a Charged Object.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Buser ,Rudolf G ; Inslerman,Hans E

Report Date : 25 Sep 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : The invention concerns a grounding device for discharging a charged helicopter or the like and comprises, in one embodiment, a nylon or Teflon stringer having a metal weight at one end and a metal connector at the other. A plurality of spherical, graded resistance conductive ceramic beads and conductive points are strung on the stringer to form a flexible self-cleaning discharge device. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Electric discharges, *Electrical grounding, *Helicopters, *Aircraft equipment, Inventions, Aircraft, Aviation safety, Connectors, Nylon

Subject Categories : Helicopters
      Electricity and Magnetism

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE