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U.S. Patent Specifications

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 July 1954

Abstract

A device for evacuating an occupant seated in a cockpit of an aircraft comprising, in combination, a backed scat downwardly tiltable around a transverse axis located in front of said scat, releasable means to hold said seat in normal sitting position, a normally covered opening in the bottom of said cockpit beneath said scat, means to uncover said opening, means to release said seat to allow the same to tilt into said opening and abutment means to stop said seat in said opening when its back has reached a predetermined position inclined downwards and rearwards with respect to said bottom, whereby said occupant is caused to leave said scat by a movement of translation in a direction depending upon said back predetermined position.

Citation

(1954), "U.S. Patent Specifications", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 26 No. 7, pp. 238-238. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb032452

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