shroud lines


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shroud lines

shroud lines
The chords attached to the canopy that transmits the drag of the parachute to the drogue. Also called rigging lines.
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At the bottom of the common bridle--where the shroud lines converge--lines split into three or four separate supports, each anchored to the aircraft in a way calculated to deliver a slightly nose-low descent in most installations.
The rocket departs the airframe through a special fuselage panel or window with a line that pulls the canopy to full stretch, then the shroud lines. As air starts to fill the canopy, a slider on the shroud lines regulates how quickly the canopy inflates to reduce shock and avoid overloading the components.
The HAC was flying from the left seat, and he couldn't see the drone drifting toward the parachute, which tangled in the shroud lines as the drone was snared.