BRAKE PARACHUTE FOR MiG-21
The brake parachute is used on MiG-21 aircrafts as a brake in addition to the main mechanical brakes during emergency landing or on short wet runway. This brake parachute system ensures required reduction of landing run at speed not exceeding 180 kmph when system is released. Recommended aircraft speed at which the parachute should be jettisoned at the end of decelerating run - 30 knots.
 
SALIENT FEATURES
 
MAIN COMPONENTS
Canopy Unicross Design
Canopy 01
Auxiliary 01
Connecting Strap 01
Tie Down Strap 01
 
CONSTRUCTIONAL DETAILS
Across Measurement of canopy 5450 mm
Length of rigging lines 6000 mm
No of rigging lines 28
Length of connecting link 5870 mm
 
BASIC MATERIAL
Fabric Nylon 109 gm Undyed conforming to specn. No. ADRDE/Specn/1985/28(C)
 
Yarn Nylon 6, 150 denier
Thread per cm 33
Weave 2/1 Twill
Mass (Max) gm/m² 109 gm
Air porosity 183 ± 30 cm³/cm²/sec
Breaking Strength 120 Kg
 
LIFE OF PARACHUTE
10 years or 40 streamings whichever is earlier. In case of Parachute operated at speed above 290 Kmph the same cannot be used again for further streaming.
 
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