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A parachute is a device used to slow the motion of an object through an atmosphere by. Hold the parachute out in front of you, above your head with both hands and release it. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. Of the Type- A were a 28- foot diameter silk canopy, a soft backpack and. * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Faust Vrančić' s design of one of the first parachutes, in 1595. Historical Review Excerpt from Sandia Report SAND" An Introduction to Deployable Recovery Systems" by Jan Meyer August 1985. Lalandes suggested cutting a small hole near the apex of the canopy to inhibit.
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