Aircraft Parachute Flare Having Tapered Core Candle.
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
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The patent relates to an aircraft parachute flare having an outer case of consumable material filled with a candle of pyrotechnic material. The pyrotechnic candle is provided with a tapered core that provides a chamber for storing a parachute. An environmental fuze is provided for initiating parachute deployment and deployment of the parachute initiates an igniter which, in turn ignites the pyrotechnic candle.