extraction parachute


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extraction parachute

[ik′strak·shən ′par·ə‚shüt]
(aerospace engineering)
An auxiliary parachute designed to release and extract cargo from aircraft in flight and to deploy cargo parachutes.

extraction parachute

i. A parachute that extracts a load from the aircraft and deploys the main parachute.
ii. A parachute that extracts a load from the aircraft in a low-altitude extraction system.
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Since the details of the parachute dynamics are beyond the scope of this paper, for reference purposes, a typical computed extraction force profile of the 10 [m.sup.2] extraction parachute used in this example is directly given in Figure 13.
The first screenshot was taken at t = 3.7 s; the extraction parachute is fully opened and is extracting the cargo pallet through an extraction line (the extraction line is not shown).
The setup of this simulation is basically the same as the last case, except that the cargo mass is reduced to 5000 kg and the nominal area of the extraction parachute is increased to 14 [m.sup.2], and the aircraft ramp deflection angle is 5.
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