Accession Number : ADD015014
Title : Stabilized Square Parachute.
Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 18 Apr 90, patented 6 Aug 91,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Calianno, Carl T
Report Date : 06 Aug 1991
Pagination or Media Count : 6
Abstract : This patent discloses a low-cost square-shaped parachute with trapezoidal panels attached to its canopy sides for controlling the air flow during operation to maximize drag and stability.
Descriptors : AIR FLOW, CANOPIES, DRAG, PARACHUTES, PATENTS, SIDES, STABILIZATION
Subject Categories : Gliders and Parachutes
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE