Accession Number : ADD012569

Title :   Airspeed Sensing Pressure Valve System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Ayoub,Peter

Report Date : 05 Aug 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : A dual redundant pitot-static sensing system for use in system for deploying a parachute during ejection of an occupant from a disabled aircraft includes a pair of pressure-sensitive check valves to store peak dynamic airstream pressure for obviating difficulties experienced when the pitots are blocked by airborne debris.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *CHECK VALVES, *EJECTION SEATS, PITOT TUBES, DYNAMIC PRESSURE, AIRSPEED, DETECTORS, REDUNDANT COMPONENTS, STATIC PRESSURE, SENSITIVITY, PARACHUTES, DEPLOYMENT, HEIGHT FINDING, ALTITUDE, FAIL SAFE, AIRSPEED INDICATORS

Subject Categories : Pumps, Filters, Pipes, Tubing, Fittings & Vlvs

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE