Accession Number : AD0786838

Title :   World Championship Parachutes,

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s) : Kalabukhova,L.

Report Date : JAN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The article discusses the different types of parachutes used for sport jumping. These include French, Czech, Russian and American chutes. Results of the XI world championships are given. Improvements in the design and engineering of parachutes are given and development of new types of chutes such as the 'Para-Plane' is included.

Descriptors :   *Parachutes, Recreation, Parachute jumping, Reviews, Translations, USSR

Subject Categories : Gliders and Parachutes

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE