Accession Number : ADD018223

Title :   Respiratory System Particularly Suited for Aircrew Use.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 5 Dec 94, patented-5 540 218

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Jones, Timothy J ; Hollingsworth, John E

Report Date : 30 Jul 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : A respiratory system that is particularly suited to provide uncontaminated ventilation and oxygen needs of an aircrew during the ground and flight operations is disclosed. The respiratory system has provisions to provide for a continuous flow of air or oxygen during the failure mode conditions of the ventilator and oxygen generating systems supplying the respiratory system so that the aircrew is always provided with at least a flow of uncontaminated breathing fluid under ail such failure mode conditions.

Descriptors :   *RESPIRATORY SYSTEM, *BREATHING APPARATUS, *PATENTS, *OXYGEN MASKS, FLIGHT CREWS, AIR FLOW, VENTILATION, FAILURE, OXYGEN, FLIGHT, FLUIDS, OXYGEN GENERATORS

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE