Accession Number:

ADD002855

Title:

Air Bladder Seat Cushion for High Acceleration Cockpit.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-06-29

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

The patent concerns a high acceleration cockpit-ejection seat having an air bladder-liner element acting as a cushionpad and inflatable to effectively provide a significant backward tilt to, and thus greatly increase the pilots tolerance to the high g-loads associated with fighter aircraft maneuvering at high speeds.

Subject Categories:

  • Attack and Fighter Aircraft
  • Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE