Accession Number : AD0431321


Title :   A SUPERSONIC PARACHUTE BASED ON THE INLET DIFFUSER CONCEPT,


Corporate Author : ADVISORY GROUP FOR AERONAUTICAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PARIS (FRANCE)


Personal Author(s) : Heinrich, Helmut G.


Report Date : APR 1963


Pagination or Media Count : 31


Abstract : Several aerodynamic principles are postulated and explored which, in connection with a related combination of a solid cone and a flexible canopy lead to the development of an aerodynamic decelerator, called the supersonic guide surface parachute. (Author)


Descriptors :   , (*PARACHUTES, SUPERSONIC CHARACTERISTICS), (*SUPERSONIC DIFFUSERS, DROGUE PARACHUTES), DECELERATION, STABILITY, WIND TUNNEL MODELS, SHOCK WAVES, PHOTOGRAPHS, MODEL TESTS, CONICAL BODIES.


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE