Accession Number:

ADD002630

Title:

Apparatus and Method for Controlling the Inflation Time and Applied Snatch Forces on a Parachute.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-06-03

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

This invention relates to parachutes and more particularly to parachutes employing a variable-length control line for inflation time control. The invention controls the inflation time of the drag surface with a single set of conventional suspension lines and a single extendable control line that variably changes or distorts the configuration of the drag surface in the squidded and inflated conditions.

Subject Categories:

  • Gliders and Parachutes

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE