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.
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.