Technical Data

 

TACTICAL  GLIDING   PARACHUTE  SYSTEM

Main- / Reserve Canopy G - 9 with 11 cells

Span: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11,28 m / 37 ft
Chord: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,00 m / 9,84 ft
Area: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 qm / 375 sqft
Number of cells: . . . . . . . . . . . 11 with pressurized stabilizers since 1989
Reefing system : . . . . . . . . . . . RDS-Slider, removable or not
since 1988.
Slider with
central release handle.
Fabric: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.6 Polyamide Ripstop
MIL-C-44378 Type I
Lines: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . appr. 600 kg DYNEEMA / 1320 lbs
Suspended weight: . . . . . . . . . 180 kg / 400 lbs
Test weight : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249 kg / 548 lbs
Use speed: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 260 km/h  / 140 Kn
Test speed: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 324 km/h  / 175 Kn
Glide ratio L/D: . . . . . . . . . . . .  appr. 6+, with push turbine 13+
Aspect ratio : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,76 : 1
Rate of descent: . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,5 - 2,5 m/sec.
 with push turbine 30cm/sec. or less
Harness / Container

Reserve. . . . . . . . . .  1 - pin
Main . . . . . . . . . . . .  1 - pin

Total weight of system: 24,5kg

as of February 2010
Subject to technical changes