Accession Number:

AD0165048

Title:

Aircraft Parachute Flare Having Tapered Core Candle.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Report Date:

1973-07-24

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Pyrotechnics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE