Worldwide Paradrop Climatology - USSR, Asia, and Africa.
AIR FORCE ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICAL APPLICATIONS CENTER SCOTT AFB IL
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This study gives probability of occurrence of simultaneous ceiling cig, visibility vsby, surface andwind classes for the following paradrop types at selected worldwide location 1 High altitude Low OpeningMilitary Freefall Cig 2500 ft or higher, vsby 5 mi 8000 m or greater, winds 13 kt or less. 2 Personnel and Container Delivery system Cig 1500 ft or higher, vsby 3 mi 4800 m or greater, winds 13 kt or less. 3 Equipment Cig and vsby as in 2, winds 17 kt or less. 4 Container Delivery System Cig and vsby as in 2, winds 20 kt or less. 5 Training Bundles Cig and vsby as in 2, winds 25 kt or less. Winds include gusts.
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