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U.S. Patent Specifications

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 April 1947

Abstract

In combination with a releasable torpedo carried by an airplane, glider wing and an empennage forming a unit for application to said torpedo, a harness adapted to clamp said wings and empennage to said torpedo, said harness including a bomb shackle to suspend the torpedo from said airplane, overcentre toggle release mechanism associated with said harness, means associated with said mechanism adapted to trail behind and below said glider and a connexion between said means and mechanism adapted to release the mechanism when the trailing means strikes an obstacle.

Citation

(1947), "U.S. Patent Specifications", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 19 No. 4, pp. 143-144. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb031503

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