Accession Number : AD0431321

Title :   A SUPERSONIC PARACHUTE BASED ON THE INLET DIFFUSER CONCEPT,

Corporate Author : ADVISORY GROUP FOR AERONAUTICAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PARIS (FRANCE)

Personal Author(s) : Heinrich, Helmut G.

Report Date : APR 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : Several aerodynamic principles are postulated and explored which, in connection with a related combination of a solid cone and a flexible canopy lead to the development of an aerodynamic decelerator, called the supersonic guide surface parachute. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PARACHUTES, SUPERSONIC CHARACTERISTICS), (*SUPERSONIC DIFFUSERS, DROGUE PARACHUTES), DECELERATION, STABILITY, WIND TUNNEL MODELS, SHOCK WAVES, PHOTOGRAPHS, MODEL TESTS, CONICAL BODIES.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE