Accession Number : ADD009289

Title :   Integrated Paratroop Door.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Backlund,John G ; Gibler,David L

Report Date : 31 Dec 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : A deployable platform for use in conjunction with a hinged aircraft door is described which comprises a hydraulically or pneumatically actuated platform pivotally mounted to the aircraft at the doorway opening and connected to the door by a linkage member pivotally connected at one end to the door and at the other to the platform to allow deploying of the platform simultaneously with opening of the door. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Aircraft doors, *Transport aircraft, Air drop operations, Platforms, Deployment, Integrated systems, Pivots, Hydraulic actuators, Pneumatic actuators, hinges, Linkages, Fuselages, Connectors, Control systems, Fuselages, Paratroopers, Parachute jumping

Subject Categories : Transport Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE