PILOT PARACHUTE SEAT MK-10
This parachute is used for emergency bailing out from HPT-32 aircraft and as the name indicates it is a seat type parachute filled into the seat pan of the aircraft.
 

PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS

Taking into consideration the abandoning speed of the aircraft (110 to 180 Knots), the maximum height (4000m) and the mass of the aircrew (52 to 90 Kgs), this parachute assembly has been designed with a 7.31 m (24 ft) dia canopy, a fully adjustable harness and an appropriate pack cover for fitting snugly into the seat pan of the HPT-32 aircraft. It is also provided with a rip cord & housing for its manual operation and an inertia-proof four point quick release Box for instant removal of harness after landing.
 
SALIENT FEATURES

Design of Canopy - Flat circular

MAIN COMPONENTS
Canopy 01
Harness 01
Pack Cover 01
Pack Back 01
Sheet Cushion 01
Carrying Bag 01
 
CONSTRUCTIONAL DETAILS
Dia of canopy 7.31 m (24 ft) nominal
No. of Gores 24 (3.4 m long)
No. of Panels 4 (Bias cut)
No. of Rigging lines 24
Effective length of rigging lines 5000 m
Volume of packed parachute 1365O Cu Cms.
Dimension of packed parachute 39 Cm x 34 Cm x 11 Cm
Mass of complete assembly 9.25 Kgs
 
BASIC MATERIAL
Fabric Nylon Low porosity 52 gm. Rip stop weave Undyed/Olive Green/Orange conforming to specn. No. ADRDE/Specn/1983 /14.
 
Yarn Nylon type '6' or '66', 45 denier
Weave Rip Stop
Thread per cm. 32
Mass (Max) gm/m² 52 gm
Air porosity 600-780 cm³/cm²/sec
Breaking Strength 45 kg
 
LIFE OF PARACHUTE
11 years / Single operation
 
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