BRAKE PARACHUTE FOR MiG-25
The brake parachute is used on MiG-25 aircrafts as a brake in addition to the main mechanical brakes during emergency landing or on short wet runway. The brake parachute system ensures required reduction of landing run at speed not exceeding 330 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
Spring Loaded Pilot Chute 01
Deployment Bag 01
Long Link 01
Short Link 01
Thimble Cover Large & Small 01
Stowage Ring 01
Carrying Bag 01
 
CONSTRUCTIONAL DETAILS
Across Measurement of canopy 6800 mm
Length of rigging lines 6905 mm
No of rigging lines

32

Length of connecting Link

 
Long Link 6500 mm
Short Link 5200 mm
 
BASIC MATERIAL
Fabric Nylon 109 gm Undyed/dyed orange 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 25 streamings whichever is earlier. In case of Parachute operated at speed above 340 Kmph, the same cannot be used again for further streaming.
 
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