Accession Number:

ADD012937

Title:

Anti-G Suit.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1987-06-23

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

An improved anti-G suit incorporates stiffening inserts sized and shaped to cover each inflatable air bladder and inserted between the bladders and the anti-G suit fabric. the stiffeners may be made of polypropylene, neoprene rubber, or a composite structure of Kevlar fabric and polyethylene. A butt strap covers the buttocks of an aircrew member and is secured by belts extending across the abdominal and the thigh bladders of the anti-G suit. Inflation of the air bladders pulls the butt strap belts to compress the butt strap tightly against the aircrew members buttocks. Keywords Protective clothing Acceleration tolerance.

Subject Categories:

  • Life Support Systems
  • Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE