AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF THE OPERATION OF THE RIPCORD HANDLE ON RESERVE PARACHUTES

Authors
  1. Leonard, D.T.
Corporate Authors
Defence Research Establishment Toronto, Downsview ONT (CAN)
Abstract
The time required to pull the ripcord on a reserve parachute was measured for ripcord handles of two different shapes, in light and dark, at three different locations on the container. Subjects were suspended in a parachute harness and responded to a visual signal by pulling the handle.
Report Number
787 —
Date of publication
15 Dec 1970
Number of Pages
11
DSTKIM No
71-03370
CANDIS No
9494
Format(s):
Hardcopy;Originator's fiche received by DSIS

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