Accession Number : ADD011507

Title :   Integrated Paratroop Door.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Backlund,J G ; Gibler,D L

Report Date : 13 Nov 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A deployable platform for use in conjunction with an outwardly opening hinged door on the body structure of a vehicle is described which comprises a hydraulically or pneumatically actuated platform pivotally mounted to the vehicle at the doorway opening and connected to the door by an over center linkage member pivotally connected at one end to the door and at the other to the platform whereby the platform may be deployed and releasably locked into place simultaneously with the opening of the door. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Aircraft doors, Paratroopers, Deployment, Platforms, Hinges, Opening(Process), Pneumatic equipment, Hydraulic couplings, Integration, Transport aircraft

Subject Categories : Transport Aircraft
      Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE