Pilot Parachute, BMK-41, is lifesaving equipment installed on the ejection seat. During an emergency/malfunctioning aircraft, the pilot’s parachute brings the pilot safely to the ground.
What Does A Pilot Parachute Consists Of
- A first-stage drogue parachute
- A second-stage drogue parachute
- The main canopy
- A harness
The pilot parachute is fabricated using various textile materials and metal parts, and most textile materials are made of Nylon.
|Rate of Descent||6-7 m/s|
|No. of Rigging lines||24|
|Payload with seat||200 kgs|
|Release Altitude||5000 m AGL|
|Release Speed||385 KMPH|
|Ejection Speed||700 KMPH|
|Basic Material||Fabric Nylon Low Porosity 48 gm Undyed/Olive Green/Orange and sand|
|Design of Canopy||Flat circular|
|Life of Parachute||9.5 Years / Single operation|