The LUU-2B/B flare (fig. 4-6) has four major
The mechanical timer assembly
The parachute suspension system
The out-of-line igniter
The case assembly with the tamped candle
The mechanical timer assembly consists of a
mechanical timer and related hardware in a Lexan
plastic housing. The mechanical timer is a three-gear
phosphorescent plastic decal with calibrated markings
from 250 to 11,000 feet of fall is located on the face of
the timer cover. A white, plastic, dial timer knob is used
to set the desired drop distance. Settings of 250, 500,
and 1,000 to 11,000 feet can be selected. A safe setting
is also provided.
Figure 4-6.LUU-2B/B aircraft parachute flare.