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EMERGENCY PARACHUTE [1 record]

Record 1 2011-08-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Airborne Forces
  • Air Safety
DEF

A parachute intended to be used for escape from an aircraft in case of disaster.

Key term(s)
  • emergency chute

French

Domaine(s)
  • Forces aéroportées
  • Sécurité (Transport aérien)
CONT

L'extracteur à ressort. [...] Extrêmement fiable, ce procédé est toujours employé sur les parachutes de secours, de même que sur les parachutes de sauvetage utilisés par les pilotes.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Fuerzas aerotransportadas
  • Seguridad (Transporte aéreo)
CONT

Por regla todos los saltos de paracaidismo se realizan con dos paracaídas (el principal y el de emergencia). [...] en tus primeros saltos usarás obligatoriamente un dispositivo de activación automática (AAD) en el paracaídas de emergencia, como respaldo a tu seguridad.

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