Accession Number : ADD013409

Title :   Negative Rotation Cinch Strap.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 17 Aug 81, patented 5 Apr 83,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Allen, Ronald E ; Hudson, Robert J ; Hager, Marshall W

Report Date : 05 Apr 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : This project discloses an improved unitary parachute torso harness, having a single fastening means, wherein an auxillary tightening strap is attached to the groin straps of said harness. Said auxillary straps are used to prevent torso rotation or harness slippage and to prevent harness elongation in the groin and chest area. It is an object of this invention to prevent groin area injuries to the users of the MA-2 type harness. A further object of this invention to prevent chest injuries to users of the MA-2 type harness. It is another object of the invention to prevent head and/or facial injuries to the user of the MA-2 harness.

Descriptors :   *HARNESSES, *PARACHUTES, *PATENTS, *SAFETY EQUIPMENT, ELONGATION, FACE(ANATOMY), HUMAN BODY, INVENTIONS, ROTATION, THORAX, WOUNDS AND INJURIES

Subject Categories : Gliders and Parachutes
      Safety Engineering
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE