flotation collar


Also found in: Encyclopedia.
Translations

flotation collar

n (Space) → Schwimmkragen m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
References in periodicals archive ?
But when I focused my telephoto lens on it, there appeared to be some sort of flotation collar around it.
Master Sergeants Robert Smith, Chris Seinkner, Matt Roche, Jeffrey McManus and Kenneth Surrey, along with Senior Airman Richard Boyd, deployed an inflatable flotation collar during the test of the Orion crew exploration vehicle, NASA's next-generation spacecraft.
Air Force Reserve Command's 920th Rescue Wing pararescuemen position an inflatable flotation collar of the Orion space capsule during recovery testing near Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
For example, Watkins says the flotation collar placed around the Apollo 11 command module (CM) to keep it afloat during recovery was intentionally punctured and allowed to sink into the sea after the crew was taken aboard the recovery helicopter.
Looking for the current NSN for the flotation collar that attaches to the Generation 3, primary survival gear carrier (PSGC)?