emergency parachute

emergency parachute

A standby parachute for use in case of the main parachute's malfunction. It is normally used by parachutists/sky divers.
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The Vision SF50 is a seven-seat aircraft equipped with an emergency parachute system.
A South Korean paraglider plunged to his death at a Nepalese tourist resort after his emergency parachute failed to open, local officials said Sunday.
Probably your only chance would have been to throw your emergency parachute.
The pilot of the lead plane, the one that broke apart, used an emergency parachute that cannot be steered, Robinson said.
However, the weather didn't cooperate on launch day and strong winds pushed Boria off course, which forced our lofty entrepreneur to emergency parachute about a mile from the grounds.
But they later hailed the 76-year-old pilot who had released the plane's emergency parachute as a hero.
American Kent Couch and Iraqi Fareed Lafta strapped themselves in to garden chairs, suspended on a platform beneath 300 helium balloons, and an emergency parachute, for the bizarre record attempt.
Luckily, his emergency parachute opened automatically at 10,000 feet, slowing his descent and saving his life.
An emergency parachute has been planted inside the plane to rescue the plane and its pilot in emergencies.
Ballistic Recovery Systems, manufacturer of whole-aircraft emergency parachute systems, has entered into an agreement with Martin Jetpacks to supply its emergency parachute recovery system for its ultralight system.
Mr Oliver, who taught Mr Porter at the Air Ventures Paragliding School in the Lake District, said: "I shouted for him to use his emergency parachute, but there was no evidence of movement from Gary.
He tried to open his emergency parachute but he was too low to react in time.

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