Accession Number : AD0468080


Title :   HARVELL-KILGORE K-500 RED PARACHUTE FLARES.


Descriptive Note : Test rept.,


Corporate Author : COAST GUARD BALTIMORE MD FIELD TESTING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER


Personal Author(s) : Cuthrell, C


Report Date : 30 Jul 1965


Pagination or Media Count : 5


Abstract : Distress signals were tested for conformance to U. S. Coast Guard Specification for Signal, Distress, Hand Held Rocket Propelled Parachute Red Flare, Subpart 160.036, CFR 46. Performance tests of 24 Harvell-Kilgore signals are reported. The tests covered firing and operating characteristtics, altitude, rate of decent, burning time, candlepower, storage, ignition, and chromaticity. (Author)


Descriptors :   DISTRESS SIGNALS , PARACHUTE FLARES , SPECIFICATIONS , ACCEPTABILITY , IGNITION , BURNING RATE , ILLUMINATION , INTENSITY , PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING)


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE