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Related to drag chute: drag parachute
drag chute[′drag ‚shüt]
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A small parachute attached to the rear of an aircraft structure that is streamed to reduce the speed of the aircraft on the landing run. Also called a brake chute or tail parachute.
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