decelerating force exerted on the load
following that of the snatch force.
Caused by the acceleration of the
canopy and the air mass associated
elapsing between the opening of a
parachute pack and the opening of
the canopy to its fullest extent.
Any accidental opening of the parachute
prior to the intended time.
swinging of the suspended load
beneath the inflated canopy. Usually
the result of trapped air escaping
under the lower lateral band.
to the outside such as a ripcord facing
to the side of the jumper rather
than toward the breastbone.
knot tied separately in each end
of a piece of cord above a square, surgeonís,
or other knot to prevent the
end from slipping through the lower