rip cord


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rip cord

rip cord
A flexible cable attached to a parachute which, when pulled, opens the pack and allows the parachute to deploy.
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Tender notice number : 110170617 RIP CORD ASSEMBLY FOR PACK CHEST
Another time I went for the rip cord but couldn't find it.
hedge funds that own 75% of the airline could be reaching for the rip cord on British billionaire Richard Branson's foray into the U.
With a light wind on his back, he crossed the famous cliffs in just over nine minutes and even completed some loops before spending some four more minutes in the air after pulling the rip cord on his parachute.
A small rip cord is included to make accessing the MicroDuct quick and easy.
Rodney Jones pulls the rip cord on a golden rail switch front board.
The rip cord was next on his mind, but he couldn't find it.
PLANE LUCKY: Alex with the rip cord that saved his life; CRASH HELL: Pilot Alex, circled
It looks similar to the pink backpack Carlie carried, but this one is equipped with a rip cord that, when pulled, sets off an attention-grabbing strobe light and high-pitched siren, A portion of the backpack sales (they go for $70 at carliesecuritybackpacks.
You pull the rip cord to make the wheel rev up and take off.
He was told when to pull the rip cord for the parachute and to breathe through his nose during free fall.