Apparatus and Method for Controlling the Inflation Time and Applied Snatch Forces on a Parachute.
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Pagination or Media Count:
This invention relates to parachutes and more particularly to parachutes employing a variable-length control line for inflation time control. The invention controls the inflation time of the drag surface with a single set of conventional suspension lines and a single extendable control line that variably changes or distorts the configuration of the drag surface in the squidded and inflated conditions.
- Gliders and Parachutes