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HIGH ALTITUDE PARACHUTE

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HIGH ALTITUDE PARACHUTE


INTRODUCTION:  

High Altitude Parachute has been designed and developed for use in high altitude dropping zones up to 20,000 ft. ASL and for training jumps at plains from high speed AN-32 Aircraft.

BASIC MATERIAL:  

Fabric Nylon Low Porosity 52 gm Rip Stop Weave Olive Drab

CONSTRUCTIONAL DETAILS:                                                   

Design of Canopy:-  Flat Circular

Deployment Height:-  Min 750 ft. AGL                                  

Diameter of Canopy:-  10.67 Mtr

No. Of Rigging lines:-  30                                          

Length of R- Lines:-  7772 mm                                           

Weight of Parachute:-  15 Kg                                              

Rate of descent:-  3.4 m/ sec

SALIENT FEATURES:  

The High Altitude Parachute (HAP) assembly is used during paratrooping operation and normal Para-jump training from transport aircraft. This is a single stage static line parachute for high altitude and normal jump.