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Naval Aviation News - Mar 1947

Naval Aviation News - Mar 1947

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Published by CAP History Library
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Published by: CAP History Library on Nov 02, 2011
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NAVALA.YIATIONNEWS
MA.RCH1947
No.26B
W
J~Lllirdl'.{';j'fLft,
d~J;igmws.
al:e
ra~illg
to
p,j'oc.blco
htgherandhIgherspeedaircraft,()therscientistsare
busy
tryiHgtoJ:igureways
of
getting
thepilotoutor
thosephtrtes
alive.Mbst
ofi:heb"ideasrevolvearounc]
useof
some
kiud
ofparaclmteonthepilotor
perhaps
onhfs"escape
~apsllle:l
Theshape
of
thesechutesandthe
material
usedtomakethem
is
thesubjectof
mLL!]),
f'speriltlents
andmuchstudy,
Btl1'gaU
ofAeronauti<;ts'
Airborne
E(
lui
pill
ell
t
section
i~
working
Ol1t
the
chuteproblem,aided
bythe
Para-
chuteExperimentalUnitatNAB
LAKEHU1lST
andtheNavalAir
;"'Jateriai
Center
at
Philttdel@hil).PrivatecontractorsandGermanscientists
also
,lfe
lending
a
hrulc!
andworking
on
projects,
Th~
ParachuteUnit,whichsoonmaymove
to
ElCentro,
Cal.•
togel
more.spaceforhighspeedexpel'i-
ments,hastried
outsome
4D
cliJferentideas
and
designs
inaneffort
toBnd
the
1l115Werto
highspeed
bailouts.
Eventhough
the
jet
plane
n'ftheflttnrf'provides
l'scalle\ITaa"capi:l1I1e:;
it
Willhave
to
have
a
parachute
ofsemetypetobriug
it
safelyto
ril!lrth.A~lualldroguecliutcm'ayslow
it
downtoa
speed,
whereannare-conventionaltype
car1
he
broken
out
forthe
final
"lap.'Presentchutesfunction
adequately
atspeeds
IIp
to250rnph.;
For
fastm'planeejections
newtechniques:
and(/lltdpmeu.tarein
PI'ij~SS
of
(lew11opm.ent
by
Th.IAE~.

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