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Dep. Bag Bridle:
The F101 deceleration parachute assembly was developed in late 1964 by the U.S. Air Force for deceleration of the F101 aircraft while landing. It is a circular ring slot canopy that is made up of 20 gores and 20 suspension lines.
All assembly canopies are manufactured in strict accordance with U.S. Military Specifications MIL-DTL- 7620, MIL-DTL-9401, and MIL-STD-849, latest revisions.
F10 Assembly Characteristics
16 feet (4.8m)
Number of Gores
Nylon Cloth, PIA-C-7350, Type I 2.25oz & Type II 3.5 oz
Number of suspension lines
Suspension line material
Nylon webbing, PIA-W-5625, 225lbs (102 kg) tensile strength
Length of suspension line
16 ft (4.8m)
Nylon Cloth, MIL-C-8021, Type I 4.75oz
Nylon Cloth, PIA-C-7350, Type I 2.25oz