Accession Number:

AD0786838

Title:

World Championship Parachutes,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

The article discusses the different types of parachutes used for sport jumping. These include French, Czech, Russian and American chutes. Results of the XI world championships are given. Improvements in the design and engineering of parachutes are given and development of new types of chutes such as the Para-Plane is included.

Subject Categories:

  • Gliders and Parachutes

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE