PILOT PARACHUTE BMK-41
This parachute is used for emergency bailing out from Kiran Aircraft.
 
SALIENT FEATURES
Design of Canopy Flat Circular
 
MAIN COMPONENTS
Canopy 01 Fabric Nylon 48 gm
Harness 01 Webbing Nylon 44 mm OG 2950 Kg
Pack Cover 01 Duck Nylon 230 gm OG
Pad Back 01 Duck Nylon 230 gm OG
Back Rest 01 Duck Nylon 230 gm OG
Drogue Line & withdrawal Assy. 01 Tape Nylon Tubular 2.54 cm U/D 1815 Kg
 
CONSTRUCTIONAL DETAILS
Rate of descent 6-7 m/s
Dia of Canopy 7.31 m
Effective length of rigging lines 4900 mm
No. of Rigging lines 24
No. of gores / Panels 24 / 4
 
BASIC MATERIAL
Fabric Nylon Low Porosity 48 gm Undyed/Olive Green/Orange and sand
 
Tex of Yarn (warp/weft) 5.42 / 5.47
Weave Plain
Mass (Max)/m2 48 gm
Air Porosity 275 to 366 cm3/cm2/sec
B. S. (warp/weft) 65 Kg / 55 Kg
 
PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS :
 Payload with sheet  200 kg
 Release Altitude  5000m AGL
 Release Speed  385 kmph
 Ejection Speed  700 kmph
 Terminal Velocity  6-7 m/sec
 
LIFE OF PARACHUTE
9.5 Years / Single operation

Note : Pilot Parachute for Jaguar A/C is also available.
 
Contact :
Marketing & Export Division
Ordnance Factory Board
Ayudh Bhawan
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
10A, S. K. Bose Road, Kolkata – 700 001, India.

Tel: 0091-33-2248 9027 / 2248 2103 / 2248 5077-80
Fax : 0091-33-2248 1748/2210 8235
Mail : ofbtrade@dataone.in
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