Accession Number : ADD008203

Title :   Rocket Fin Hold Down Spring.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Madderra,Jimmy M

Report Date : 22 Dec 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The hold down device is a spring clip having two spring loops joined at one side with a crossover wire, and trailing legs extending from the loops. The hold down device straddles the fin with a crossover wire in a notch in the fin and the trailing legs engaging the posts on which the fins are mounted. A plurality of fins are disposed circumferentially around the aft end of the missile motor.

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Folding fins(Rockets), *Fastenings, *Springs, Inventions, Loops, Wire

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints
      Rockets

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE