name for hook and pile nylon tape
A vector quantity
that includes both magnitude (speed)
and direction relation to a given frame
of reference; also the time rate of
change of osition.
A piece of fabric
sewn to the upper lateral band and
covering the vent. Also known as a
The opening at the top, or
peak, of the canopy.
A metal fitting shaped in
the form of a closed letter V, used
with snaps to secure or attach a load
to a parachute.