US Patent No. 10,227,136

MULTIPLE INPUT RELEASE MECHANISM FOR DEPLOYABLE EMERGENCY LOCATOR TRANSMITTER AND FLIGHT RECORDER


Patent No. 10,227,136
Issue Date March 12, 2019
Title Multiple Input Release Mechanism For Deployable Emergency Locator Transmitter And Flight Recorder
Inventorship William N. Waggener, Jr., Sarasota, FL (US)
Michael E. Weed, Nokomis, FL (US)
Assignee L3 TECHNOLOGIES, INC., New York, NY (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,227,136

1. A method, comprising:identifying the presence of at least one crash indicator;
performing an analysis of aircraft distress based on aircraft parameters other than the at least one crash indicator to provide an analysis result of aircraft distress; and
triggering the release of a safety device contingent upon the presence of the at least one crash indicator being accompanied by a positive result of aircraft distress.