Operating Procedures - Continued
Air-to-Air Control of System - Continued
seconds after release from the aircraft. Therefore, a
count of approximately seven to eight seconds after load
release should be the best delay for deployment of your
own main parachute, to open as close as possible to the
load, while not descending below it. It may be easier to
count one to two seconds after ARABS Main Parachute
(d) Under Canopy.
18 seconds after release from the aircraft, the ARABS
Release the deployment brakes of your own canopy and
immediately direct your attention to the ARABS system.
predetermined compass heading that you computed