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potver
08-26-2008, 08:48 AM
Hi,

I like to know how an unfolding parachute looks like.
When you would see someone who just pulled his D-ring, seeing several meters of static lines and at the end the canopy, still within a bag ( for avoiding wrapping up by these static lines) and after that the little chute which pulls everthing out the main package and when the lines are unfolded it pulls the main chute loose from the bag,
Sorry for my clumsey explanation.

Is this what it looks like?
Especially the ,, bag,, around the chute is there one or not?
I see it on modern photos but was it also there in WW2?

Uufflakke
08-26-2008, 10:15 AM
Potver(dorie), I don't know exactly what you are looking for but maybe this?

http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/hh195/Uufflakke/Ch01.jpg

http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/hh195/Uufflakke/Ch02.jpg

potver
08-26-2008, 10:50 AM
Je bent de eerste die het raadde.
Door woede bij inschrijving bij Ubi.
But that is not what I,m looking for, nice photos however.
What I want to know is of the chute is wrapped in some sort of bag and is released out of it when the static lines are unfolded.

VF-17_Jolly
08-26-2008, 11:11 AM
Modern Parachutes deploy using a drogue chute system.
No idea how a WWII chute was packed
Try contacting These guys

Vintage Parachutes (http://www.vintageparachutes.com/pageDisplay.jsp?pageid=8465)