Accession Number : ADD015685

Title :   Goggles Emergency Release Apparatus.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 30 Dec 91, patented 5 Jan 93,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Schmidt, Daniel J ; Dillon, Thomas J ; Greth, Ricky L

Report Date : 05 Jan 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : A goggles emergency release apparatus is disclosed wherein an actuator, positioned adjacent the goggles latching mechanism, drives a wedge into the mechanism to push a release pin into the open position and push the goggles away from the helmet. The actuator receives its initiation power when the ejection seat movement closes a microswitch.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *AVIATION GOGGLES, ACTUATORS, DRIVES, EJECTION, EJECTION SEATS, EMERGENCIES, HELMETS, PINS, POWER, RELEASE, SEATS, WEDGES

Subject Categories : Optical Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE