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U.S. Patent Specifications

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 July 1946



Fire‐fighting equipment for aircraft comprising one or more electrically actuated fire extinguisher fluid containers, an electric current supply source, a load circuit connected to said source, an electric circuit cut‐out switch incorporating electric current carrying contacts of substantial current‐carrying capacity having the contacts connected in said circuit, means for closing said contacts under substantial pressure, impact operated switch means for effecting discharge of said containers and for effecting opening of said cut‐out contacts when abnormal deceleration is applied to the aircraft, and means for introducing a time lag between the application of deceleration to the aircraft and the opening of said contacts.


(1946), "U.S. Patent Specifications", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 18 No. 7, pp. 251-252.




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