extraction parachute


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extraction parachute

An auxiliary parachute designed to release and extract and deploy cargo from aircraft in flight and deploy cargo parachutes. See also gravity extraction.
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The extraction parachute for the first mine, which had been loaded into the bomb shackle above the aircraft ramp, was released and ended up in the slipstream and by the opening of it, the mine was pulled out of the Hercules.
As shown in Figure 12, the extraction force is provided by the extraction line, which is connected to an extraction parachute. The tension force in the extraction line is computed by a massless spring-damper (similar to the normal contact force); the parachute is modeled as a 6-DOF rigid body with variable added mass tensor [2] and shape-driven aerodynamics characteristics [1].
That forklift platform is classed as "Heavy Equipment" and requires an extraction parachute to exit the aircraft (literally, a drag chute attached to the platform yanks it out of the aircraft where the main parachutes deploy to lower it to the ground).

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