US 11,655,041 B2
Electronic release systems and methods for ejection seats
Casey Stribrny, Colorado Springs, CO (US); Nicholas Bharucha, Colorado Springs, CO (US); Steven Holstine, Colorado Springs, CO (US); and Jackson Fulcher, Colorado Springs, CO (US)
Assigned to AMI INDUSTRIES, INC., Colorado Springs, CO (US)
Filed by AMI Industries, Inc., Colorado Springs, CO (US)
Filed on Aug. 30, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/461,559.
Prior Publication US 2023/0062602 A1, Mar. 2, 2023
Int. Cl. B64D 25/10 (2006.01); B64D 25/06 (2006.01)
CPC B64D 25/10 (2013.01) [B64D 25/06 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. An electronic release system for an aircraft ejection system, comprising:
a controller;
a plurality of release devices in operable communication with the controller;
a plurality of pins, each pin in the plurality of pins operably coupled to a release device in the plurality of release devices, the controller configured to:
receive an indication that an ejection event from an aircraft has been initiated,
command activation of the plurality of release devices, and
in response to commanding the activation, releasing the plurality of pins from an ejection seat.