The drag chute
fairing assembly is a composite/metal construction, which allows the jet fighter aircraft to introduce the drag chute
6 million contract modification to develop drag chute
systems for F-35 Lightning II JSF.
After touchdown, ground crews reported that the drag chute
mechanism appeared undamaged and intact.
As one of the wing's B-52 aircraft touched down for a planned full-stop landing, A1C Nowosielski noticed the aircraft's drag chute
had failed to deploy.
A drag chute
may have slowed him before he hit the water, but we never figured out how he had survived after ejecting so far out of the envelope.
Brown was awaiting word from ground controllers about a potentially troublesome drag chute
tucked away in Discovery's stern.
Powered-up system testing and drag chute
door installation continue.
When Capt Szasz activated the drag chute
upon landing, she noted a distinct lack of immediate deceleration, indicating that the drag chute
did not deploy.
Pyrotechnic connection completed this week, and the drag chute
I pulled the throttles to idle and jerked the drag chute
handle back while the aircraft commander raised the airbrakes.
After touchdown, the aircraft's drag chute
malfunctioned during deployment.