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