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BRAKE PARACHUTE FOR JAGUAR

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BRAKE PARACHUTE FOR JAGUAR


INTRODUCTION: The Brake Parachute is used to reduce the landing run of the aircraft. The parachute is stowed directly into a metal container with the parachute connecting riser protruding at the aircraft end. The main parachute is held in position in the removable container by a pair of locking strap & the auxiliary parachute is stowed in a small pack which is attached to one of the straps.

CONSTRUCTIONAL DETAILS:

Design of Canopy Type -                                          Ribbon                                 

Diameter of Canopy -                                              5.64m                                                      

 No. Of Rigging lines-                                               24

                                                                                                     Effective length of rigging lines-                                5500 mm  

 

BASIC MATERIAL:  Ribbon Nylon 50 mm/ 16 mm

SALIENT FEATURES: The Brake parachute system is designed to operate normally at streaming speeds of up to 150 knots, but can be operated at a speed upto 180 knots in an emergency. The life of this parachute is 40 streams.