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  • The effects of stability of spin-recovery tail parachutes on the behavior of airplanes in gliding flight and in spins

    by Scher, Stanley H, Draper, John View on archive.org • 69 pages • snippets in situ
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    …. Scher and John W. Draper
    STOMARY
    In several instances during level-flight check tests of the operation of tail spin-recovery parachute equipment…
    … whether a stable parachute could be safely towed behind an airplane in flight and also whether it would be effective as a spin-recovery device, the National… parachute of the size estimated as required for spin recovery was opened from a model in gliding flight, the model performed extremely violent pitching…
  • Development and Testing of a Drogue Parachute System for X-37 ALTV/B-52H Separation

    by Whitmore, Stephen A., Cobleigh, Brent R., Jacobson, Steven R., Jensen, Steven C., Hennings, Elsa J View on archive.org • 33 pages • snippets in situ
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    …42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit Reno, Nevada 5-8 Jan. 2004
    AIAA-2004-0873
    DEVELOPMENT AND TESTING OF A DROGUE PARACHUTE SYSTEM FOR X…
    … is the prelaunch deployment of a drogue parachute that is released after the X-37 ALTV has safely cleared the B-52H. After release, a fully-inflated drogue parachute … collapse mechanism consisting of an elastic reefing line attached to the parachute skirt was developed. At flight loads the elastic is stretched, allowing…
  • Mars Smart Lander Parachute Simulation Model

    by Queen, Eric M., Raiszadeh, Be View on archive.org • 6 pages • snippets in situ
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    AIAA 2002-4617 Mars Smart Lander Parachute Simulation Model
    Eric M. Queen and Ben Raiszadeh
    NASA Langley Research Center Hampton, VA 23681…
    …, 20191-4344.
    AIAA 2001-4617
    MARS SMART LANDER PARACHUTE SIMULATION MODEL
    Eric M. Queen* and Ben Raiszadeh+ NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA-23681…
    … on each of the connecting lines. Other issues such as recontact with jettisoned elements (heat shield, back shield, parachute mortar covers, etc.), design…
  • NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) 19930083065: Potentialities of the parachute

    by NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) View on archive.org • 11 pages • snippets in situ
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    …STATIOML ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR AERONAUTICS.
    POTENTIALITIES OF THE PARACHUTE-
    By Edward P. Warner, Professor of Aeronautics, Massadiusetts Institute…
    … be understood without knowledge of the type of parachute used in airdsraft and of the circumstances under which it is liarble to be called into play. To avoid misunderstanding and the building of feulse hopes on the efficiency of the parachute as a safety device under all conditions, some analysis of these subjects must…
  • NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) 19930084749: Nieuport-Astra parachute contest

    by NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) View on archive.org • 10 pages • snippets in situ
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    TECHNICAL MEM0RABIXIM8 NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR AERONAUTICS.
    CASE F| CORY
    No. 233
    NIEUPORT-ASTRA PARACHUTE CONTEST. By J…
    … MEMORANDUM NO 233.
    NIEUPORT-ASTRA PARACHUTE CONTEST■* By J- Philippe.
    The parachute contest, instituted by the Nieuport-Astra Company, has just ended. The object of this contest was to obtain a parachute of light weight and small bulk, .suitable f.or airplanes. In addition to the proper factor of safety…
  • Wind Tunnel Testing of Various Disk-Gap-Band Parachutes

    by Cruz, Juan R., Mineck, Raymond E., Keller, Donald F., Bobskill, Maria V View on archive.org • 17 pages • snippets in situ
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    …. Keller,* and Maria V. Bobskill^
    NASA Langley Research Center
    Hampton, Virginia
    Abstract
    Two Disk-Gap-Band model parachute designs were tested in the NASA…
    … at various subsonic Mach numbers in support of the Mars Exploration Rover mission. The two model parachute designs were designated 1.6 Viking and MPF. These model parachute designs were chosen to investigate the tradeoff between drag and static stability. Each of the parachute designs was tested with models…
  • Report No. 11 Parachute Field Artillery

    by United States. Pacific Warfare Board View on archive.org • 13 pages • snippets in situ
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    …Maneuver Center of Excellence (MCoE) Libraries MCoE HQ Donovan Research Library Fort Benning, Georgia
    19 June 1945
    Report No. 11, Parachute Field Artillery
    United States Pacific Warfare Board
    This report is to present certain facts on parachute field artillery as derived from combat experiences. Information received from observations of Pacific Warfare Board member, LTC Robert Alexander, Corps of Engineers (Parachute), who accompanied the combat drops…
  • NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) 19930087108: Airplane Parachutes

    by NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) View on archive.org • 102 pages • snippets in situ
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    … of adapting the parachute to the airplane, of the belt which fastens the parachute to the passenger and, lastly, the storage of parachutes,
    * From "Bulletin Technique," August, 1924.
    N.A.C-A. Technical Memorandum- No- 322 2
    Chapter I. Thcorotigal Considerations.
    Fundamentally, the parachute consists of a "sail," from which the user is suspended by means of - a certain number of cords uniformly distributed about the periphery of the parachute. It is known…
  • IS 11367: Glossary of terms relating to textile materials for aerospace purposes

    by Bureau of Indian Standards View on archive.org • 18 pages • snippets in situ
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    … BY COPYRIGHT [ Page 9, Heading Parachute (Research)' J — Substitute 'Parachute (Reserve)'/<"' 'Parachute (Research)'.
    IS : 11367 . IMS
    Indian Standard
    GLOSSARY…
    …. S. Chaudhaby ( AlUrnatt) Shbi M. S. Ekbotj: Indian Airlines, New Delhi
    Shbi K. S, Gaicbbh Babv Ordnance Parachute Factory, Kanpur
    Shbi A. M. Aohihotri…
    … under positive acceleration.
    Apex — The highest point in canopy of a parachute in a vertical descent.
    Associated Air Mass — The mass of air which moves…
  • Comparison of tail and wing-tip spin-recovery parachutes as determined by tests in the Langley 20-foot free-spinning tunnel

    by Langley Aeronautical Laboratory View on archive.org • 68 pages • snippets in situ
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    … in the spin than when they were attached to the tail. The diameter of the outer wing-tip parachute required for a 2-turn recovery by parachute action alone… … for recovery, the parachute diameters required were of the same order as for tail parachutes. The diameter of the tail parachute required for a 2-turn recovery by parachute action alone varied from 6.5 to 12.5 feet for the airplane designs
    used.
    INTRODUCTION
    In order to obtain data for a correlation between model…
  • An analysis of personnel parachutes for use by Marine Corps Force reconnaissance units

    by Robert Joseph McLaughlin Published in 1977 • 260 pages • snippets in situ
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    … to adopt a free-fall parachute, especially for Force Reconnaissance units, where the emphasis is on achieving an assigned mission for the Force Commander… … community and to develop a model for selecting the most cost-effective free-fall parachute for use in the Marine Corps.
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    … Corps to adopt a free-fall parachute, especially for Force Reconnaissance units, where the emphasis is on achieving an assigned mission for the Force…
  • [SUBSIDE 001] Piknik Akustik #2

    by SUB/SIDE Music View on archive.org • 19 pages • snippets in situ
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    …RECTO FAKIE BOW CORE
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    ATARI TEENAGE RIOT SPEED (1)
    BY BEMBIBUM
    ATARI TEENAGE RIOT SPEED (2)
    BY BEMBIBUM
    THE LIELAYLAND
    DECHAPOE
    JONSI - ANIMAL ARITHMETIC
    NITCHII
    ROXETTE
    SHE'S SO VULNERABLE
    BY THOMASHANANDRY
    INGRID MICHAELSON PARACHUTE
    BY THOMASHANANDRY
    FRANK SINATRA MOON RIVER
    BY THOMASHANANDRY
    CHRISTOPER CROSS
    ARTHUR'S THEME (THE BEST THAT YOU CAN DO)
    BY THOMASHANANDRY
  • Opening Loads Analyses for Various Disk-Gap-Band Parachutes

    by Cruz, J. R., Kandis, M., Witkowski, A View on archive.org • 18 pages • snippets in situ
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    … of these tests was to structurally qualify the parachute for the Mars Exploration Rover mission. A key requirement of all tests was that peak parachute load had… …^ constrained vent area
    CflS parachute drag area
    Aerospace Engineer, Juan.R.Cruz@nasa.gov ^Analytical Engineer, mkandis@pioneer.zodiac.com *Engineering Program…
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  • NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) 19930090803: Parachutes for aircraft

    by NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) View on archive.org • 49 pages • snippets in situ
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    …., for subsequent use, we will first give a few test results.
    In October, 1918, parachute descents were made at Doberitz from airplanes having an air speed of about…
    … including harness,
    t = time from release to opening of parachute,
    T = total time of descent from airplane to ground,
    P = maximum resistance while…
    … is produced only by the relative motion of the parachute with respect to the air. Since the airplane speeds and the air densities did not vary excessively…
  • no title for: din.en.12491.e.2001

    by unknown author View on archive.org • 18 pages • snippets in situ
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    Paragliding equipment-Emergency parachutes
    Safety requirements and test methods
    Equipement pour la parapente - Ausriistung fur das Gleitschirmfliegen
    Parachute
    … that the complete system of harness and emergency parachute should have no untested compo-
    § nents, it has been determined that the interface shall be the two…
    …, the pilot is supported in a *i harness connected to the wing [EN 926-1]
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    S an emergency device intended to slow the descent…
  • FM 10-33 Airborne Division Quartermaster Air Equipment Support Company

    by United States. Department of the Army View on archive.org • 104 pages • snippets in situ
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    … in support of division elements, however, rests with the division parachute officer who serves on the special staff of the commanding officer of the airborne… … and equipment designated for delivery by parachute drop or free drop. In addition, it assists in the recovery of quartermaster air delivery equipment as required… … Company (TOE 10-448). This company contains a parachute packing and maintenance section that supplies and performs organizational maintenance on parachutes…
  • no title for: bds.en.12491.2001

    by unknown author View on archive.org • 19 pages • snippets in situ
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    … - Emergency parachutes - Safety requirements and test metliods
    Equipement pour le parapente - Parachute de secours - Ausrustung fur das Gleitschirmfliegen…
    …:2001
    Introduction
    As it is essential that the complete system of harness and emergency parachute should have no untested components, it has been determined…
    … connected to the wing [EN 926-1]
    3.2
    emergency parachute
    an emergency device intended to slow the descent of a paraglider pilot in the event of an incident…
  • Meet The Parachute

    by Reliance Manufacturing Company View on archive.org • 120 pages • snippets in situ
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    RELIANCE MANUFACTURING COMPANY
    The parachute
    … but to the boys who use it, the parachute is a dynamic means of attack, a safe escape from danger, a refuge!
    Because of the magnitude of this interest…
  • Entry, Descent, and Landing Technology Concept Trade Study for Increasing Payload Mass to the Surface of Mars

    by Cruz, Juan R., Cianciolo, Alicia D., Powell, Richard W., Simonsen, Lisa C., Tolson, Robert H View on archive.org • 9 pages • snippets in situ
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    AGL Above Ground Level
    DGB Disk-Gap-Band (parachute type)
    EDL Entry, Descent, and Landing
    MOLA Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter
    NASA National Aeronautics…
    … in the optimization for all concepts. Additional concept-specific constraints were also applied. For example, in concepts using supersonic DGB parachutes, the parachute … of design variables, including quantities such as those that governed the entry guidance, parachute size, and terminal descent fuel consumption. Various…
  • FM 31-30 Tactics and Technique of Air-borne Troops

    by United States. War Department View on archive.org • 157 pages • snippets in situ
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    … 1-8 1
    Chaftsb 2. Planning and preparation 9-26 8
    Chapter 3. Tactical (^rations 27-38 24
    PART TWO. Parachute troops.
    Chapter 1. Characteristics 39-47 81
    Chapter 2. Organization and technique of parachute troops.
    Section I. General 48 49
    II. Parachute rifle squad 49-59 60
    m. Parachute 60-mm mortar
    squad 60-62 53
    IV. Parachute rifle…