04328714 is referenced by 3 patents and cites 4 patents.

An actuation assembly for use in conjunction with an instrument, such as a parachute oxygen system, etc., is disclosed having a handle adapted to be manually gripped by the user of the actuation assembly and mounted relative to housing means that is fixedly secured to a strap or the like, with positionment of the handle in releasably confined position relative to the housing means until use of the actuation assembly is desired. Releasing means operatively associated with the housing means and the handle is provided to maintain the handle in the confined position relative to the housing means such that only upon the application of a predetermined force to the handle is it removable from the confined position. Coupling means for connecting the handle to the instrument to be actuated is provided such that upon removal of the handle from the confined position a force is applied through the coupling means to the instrument for actuation of the system associated therewith.

Title
Instrument actuation assembly
Application Number
6/135644
Publication Number
4328714
Application Date
March 31, 1980
Publication Date
May 11, 1982
Inventor
Frank Knoll
Huntington Station
NY, US
Dominic J Spinosa
Wantagh
NY, US
Agent
Leonard W Suroff
Assignee
East West
NY, US
IPC
B64D 17/62
F16C 1/10
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