BRAKE PARACHUTE FOR JAGUAR
The brake parachute is used to reduce the landing run of the aircraft. The parachute is stowed directly into a metal container with the parachute connecting link protruding at the aft end. The main parachute is held in position in the removable container by a pair of locking straps and the auxiliary parachute is stowed in a small pack which is attached to one of the straps. The brake parachute system is designed to operate normally at streaming of upto 150 Knots, but can be operated at a speed upto 180 Knots in an emergency. The present life is 40 streams.
 

SALIENT FEATURES:

 
MAIN COMPONENTS
Design of Canopy: Ribbon type
Canopy 01
Auxiliary 01
Cone Attachment Strap 01
Rigging Lines & Centre Cord Storage Flap 01 each
Carrying Bag 01
 
CONSTRUCTIONAL DETAILS
Dia of Canopy 5.64 m
Effective length of rigging lines 5500 mm
Length of connecting link 1960 mm
No. of rigging lines 24
 
BASIC MATERIAL
Ribbon Nylon 50 mm and 16 mm Undyed conforming to specn. No. ADRDE/Specn/1993/12(a)
Yarn Nylon 6 or Nylon 66, 150 denier
Weave Plain
Mass/m 5.5 gm
Breaking Strength 180 kgf
 
LIFE OF PARACHUTE
10 years or 40 streamings whichever is earlier
 
Contact :
Marketing & Export Division
Ordnance Factory Board
Ayudh Bhawan
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
10A, S. K. Bose Road, Kolkata – 700 001, India.

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