1-8 Equipment Characteristics, Capabilities and Features - Continued
Capabilities and Features - Continued
ARABS can be deployed from altitudes of 2,000 feet Above
Ground Level (AGL) to 25,000 feet Mean Sea Level (MSL) at airspeeds ranging from
0 to 1R0 Knots Indicated Air Speed (KIAS).
ARABS provides steerable gliding descent with a lift-to-drag
(L/D) ratio of approximately 3 to 1.
1-9 Location and Description ofMajor Component.
Parachute Assembly. (See Figure 1-2.)
GI3A Cargo Clevis. Connects the drogue static line to the anchor
line cable in the aircraft.
Static Line. Connects the deployment bag to the G13A cargo