BRAKE PARACHUTE FOR MIRAGE-2000
The brake parachute is used to reduce the landing run of the aircraft. The brake parachute ensures required reduction of landing run of the aircraft during landing at speed not exceeding 300 kmph, when the system is released. Parachute deployment speeds viz. NORMAL– 300 kmph (160 knots) and EMERGENCY– 390 kmph (210 knots) Recommended aircraft speed at which the parachute should be jettisoned at the end of decelerating run – 30 knots. The brake parachute system is not to be used again, if used at speed of 390 kmph (210 knots) or more in emergency.
 

SALIENT FEATURES:

 
MAIN COMPONENTS
Canopy Unicross Design
Canopy 01
Auxiliary 01
Pilot Chute 01
Connecting Link 01
Tie Down Strap 01
Thimble Cover Large 01
Thimble Cover Small 01
Pack Cover 01
Carrying Bag 01
 
CONSTRUCTIONAL DETAILS
Across Measurement of canopy 5280 x 5280 mm
Length of rigging lines 4350 mm
Length of connecting link 8000 mm
No. of rigging lines 32
 
BASIC MATERIAL
Ribbon Nylon 105 gm Undyed conforming to specn no. ADRDE/Specn/1993/42
Yarn Nylon 6 or Nylon 66, 16.7 tex
Weave Mockleno 6/6
Mass(Max)gm/m² 105 gm
Air porosity 427 ± 60 cm³/cm²/sec
Breaking Strength 125 Kg
 
LIFE OF PARACHUTE
10 years or 40 streamings whichever is earlier
 
Contact :
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Ordnance Factory Board
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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
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