A system for air sea rescue utilizing a thin film, large area, easily deployable, highly visible, buoyant panel which is formed of a substrate having a specific gravity less than sea water and impregnated with a brilliant fluourescent pigment is described. The panel may be accordion folded for compactness and ease of deployment, may have an inflatable periphery to enhance deployment, rigidity, and buoyancy and may include means for attachment to a flotation device.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Government-owned invention available for licensing.
  • Corporate Authors:

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
    Houston, TX  United States  77058
  • Authors:
    • Naimer, J
    • Radnofsky, M I
  • Publication Date: 1975-12-17

Media Info

  • Pagination: 10 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00136238
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: N76-15792/4 Pat. Appl.
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 13 1976 12:00AM