static line


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a cord used instead of a ripcord to open a parachute

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Both jump positions can be used for static line and emergency egress training.
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.
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.
The static line had become entangled around the Marine's ankle, and he was being dragged behind the Super Stallion at 100 knots.
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.
Duke said the first few jumps are always made with a static line attached to the airplane that pulls the ripcord for you," Bear Breath said.
The zonal-marking system was made to look ridiculous in the 20th minute as five Motherwell players skipped past a static line of Hibs defenders to race on to Stevie Hammell's inswinging free-kick.
The IL-76 aircraft which are an integral part of the exercise flying missions would practice static line drops with the French Special Forces.
where the student is trained in the use of static line deployed parachutes.