Figure 3. Operation of a conventional catapult.
removers are de-maximum pressure
produced by the burning propellant in the
(1) Removers (fig. 4) are "open" telescoping
event of restrained motion of the
devices developed to remove the
propelled load. This feature is described
canopies from aircraft prior to personnel
as being able to withstand "locked-shut"
ejection. Comparative data for various
removers are presented in table VI.
permissible with signed to be capable of
These devices are similar in design to
retaining the removers (table VI) since
catapults with one important exception: