device sewn onto the tail of a ram-air
canopy used to stow the suspension
A dual harness, dual
parachute system for use by two people
under the same main parachute.
Narrow woven ribbons
used for reinforcing parachutes.
A minimum performance
standard for specified articles such as materials, parts, processes, or
appliances used on civil aircraft.
A thin continuous filament
made by spinning fibers and
combining the strands.
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A knob or webbing
loop at the end of the steering line for
grasping by the parachutist.
Clipping or paring
to reduce to a neat orderly state.
A shortening of material
caused by pulling fabric up in folds
and stitching across the gathered