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28-FOOT DIAMETER CARGO EXTRACTION PARACHUTE
EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION AND DATA
EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS, CAPABILITIES AND FEATURES
A summary of the characteristics, capabilities and features of the equipment is contained in the following
Characteristics. Provides the capability to extract airdrop loads from an aircraft.
Capabilities and Features:
The canopy is constructed of a ring slot design supported by radial webs and vertical tapes. When used as
a single, in clusters of two or three, the 28-foot diameter cargo extraction parachute acts as the main
LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS
The following subparagraphs contain locations and descriptions of major components.
28-Foot Diameter Cargo Extraction Parachute (see illustrations below and on the following page).
The canopy is a 28-foot diameter flat-circular ring-slot canopy constructed with nine concentric rings of
nylon fabric, which are supported with 36 radial webs. There are 36 suspension lines that are attached on
one end to the canopy. The opposite end of the suspension lines are connected to eight detachable
connector links, which connect to the adapter web.
Side View of The Canopy Assembly