Development and Evaluation of a Parachute Recovery System for the B-1 Aircraft Flight Data Recorder.
Final rept. Mar-Jun 74,
AERONAUTICAL SYSTEMS DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO
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Evaluation of a contractor designed parachute recovery system for the B-1 Crash Data RecorderCrash Position Indicator CDRCPI resulted in a 45-inch diameter solid flat canopy design effort by the ASD Parachute Branch at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. The recovery system performance was evaluated through a series of static deployment tests, low speed helicopter airdrop tests at Wright-Patterson AFB, and high speed deployment tests conducted at the Whirl Tower Facility located at the National Parachute Test Range, El Centro, California.
- Gliders and Parachutes
- Flight Control and Instrumentation