HIGH ALTITUDE PARACHUTE
High Altitude Parachute has been designed and developed for use in high altitude dropping zones upto 20,000 ft ASL and for training jumps at plains from high speed AN-32 A/C.
 
SALIENT FEATURES
Design of Canopy Flat Circular
 
MAIN COMPONENTS
Canopy 01 Fabric Nylon 52 gm
Harness 01 Webbing Nylon 44 mm OG 2950 Kg
Pack Cover 01 Fabric Nylon 370 gm Air Textured disruptive printed P U coated
Bag Inner 01 Cloth Cotton Closely Woven 310 gm OG
Bag Carrying Nylon 01 Duck Nylon 230 gm OG
 
CONSTRUCTIONAL DETAILS
Rate of descent 2.4 to 3.3 m/s
Dia of Canopy 10.67 m
Effective length of rigging lines 7772 mm
No. of Rigging lines 30
No. of gores/Panels 30 / 5
 
BASIC MATERIAL
Fabric Nylon Low porosity 52 gm Rip Stop Weave Olive Darb Shade No. 298 to Specn. no. IS:5 conforming to specn No. ADRDE/Specn/1983/14
 
Yarn Nylon 6 or Nylon 66, 30 denier
Weave Rip Stop
Mass (Max) /m2 52 gm
Air Porosity 600 to 780 cm3/cm2/sec
Braking Strength 45 Kg
 
LIFE OF PARACHUTE
15 Years or 100 Live descents whichever is earlier.
 
Contact :
Marketing & Export Division
Ordnance Factory Board
Ayudh Bhawan
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
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