Accession Number:

AD0271864

Title:

ELEMENTS OF THE MOVEMENT OF A PARACHUTIST AND DESIGNING THE PARACHUTE

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1962-01-18

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

The basic principles of the working of safety parachutes were investigated to determine the basic elements of their design and construction. Parachute fabrics, aerodynamic loading during the parachute opening, and the length of the parachute risers are considered. Author

Subject Categories:

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE