Accession Number:

AD0686504

Title:

PARACHUTE UNCOUPLING LOCK,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER WASHINGTON D C

Report Date:

1969-03-12

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

A parachute uncoupling lock is described, consisting of an aneroid-time mechanism a trigger apparatus which contains a guide with a spring-actuated bushing a drive apparatus containing a cylindrical plunger with a stop tooth and an operating mechanism equipped with hooks for engaging the eye ring of a parachute, a lever transmission, and a fork having a stop guide. In order to heighten the reliability of action, in it the trigger apparatus is equipped with a spring-actuated guide which has at one end a projection upon which the end plane of the plunger of the drive mechanism operates, and at the other end a lug attached by a fork to the stop guide of the operating mechanism. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Gliders and Parachutes
  • Couplers, Fasteners and Joints

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE