chest pack


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chest pack

A parachute that is separate from the harness and is attached to it with hooks. The parachute is worn on the chest. In most cases, it is a reserve or auxiliary parachute.
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The report said project Director Art Thompson is now working closely with sound experts who are also examining GPS data and other telemetry information from the chest pack to verify Baumgartner's speed and timing of the sonic boom.
Another option is a binocular case such as the Badlands Bino Case or the Bino Chest Pack from Alaska Guide Creations.
PR3 Al Burton and PR3 Kevin McCoy check SMC Bob Mozingo's standard Navy chest pack.