Other examples include testing of rigging procedures for new emerging vehicles like the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, Joint Precision Aerial Delivery Systems, unique equipment to be tested for use with Special Operations Forces, foreign interoperability airdrop equipment to be deployed with the Global Response Force, and newly designed personnel parachutes such as the T-11 static line
parachute and the RA-1 military free-fall system.
Traditional static line
ratings do not take into account the effect of ambient conditions, especially wind which cools the line even at low speeds, so utilities can't use the true capacity of the line to its full potential and protect it from overheating.
Both jump positions can be used for static line
and emergency egress training.
It can be used to take tension off a jammed line, secure a rescue line, add a secure attachment point to a grab rail or stanchion, lead a static line
in any direction, grab chains and railings or climb any rope, line or halyard.
AVIATION AND AIRBORNE UNITS, DID YOU KNOW THAT A STATIC LINE
ANCHORING DEVICE, NSN 1670-00-999-3544, IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR PERSONNEL PARACHUTINS FROM YOUR BLACK HAWKS?
Available in a 14-brush model featuring a 3m x 800mm barrel as well as an 18 brush model with a 3m x 1050mm barrel, the TPS-Pro Polisher provides outputs of between 15-30 tonnes/hr and can be specified as a stand along model or retro fitted into an existing static line
"I have done a parachute jump before, while in the Army, but that was a static line
jump from 2,000 feet.
Take Anthony McCall's Line Describing a Cone which changed the conventional definition of drawing as a static line
on a two-dimensional plane.
We know of an airplane in which the glareshield chafed through the static line
going into the Aspen's air data computer, causing failure while flying in IMC.
Two, creating slack or "unloading" the static line
, which could release the jumper from an altitude too low to allow the parachute to open.
After the ice storm in December, 2008, an outside agency evaluated the aluminum static wire for Unitil, he said, and found areas of the static line
were worn from age and failing.
It reminds me of a time when I was actively involved in a marionette theatre, with half-size wooden figures which, when the performance was over, would be hung up in a static line
of suspended animation.