Accession Number:

ADD015014

Title:

Stabilized Square Parachute.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 18 Apr 90, patented 6 Aug 91,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-08-06

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

This patent discloses a low-cost square-shaped parachute with trapezoidal panels attached to its canopy sides for controlling the air flow during operation to maximize drag and stability.

Subject Categories:

  • Gliders and Parachutes

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE