spin chute

spin chute

An antispin parachute. It is normally used during developmental flight testing and not as a standard fit on most aircraft. It helps to recover an aircraft from a spin. A spin chute may be fitted in the tail or on or near the wing tips. See antispin parachute.
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For example, spin chute requirements were developed for all three versions of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.