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L3 Chute Deployment Suggestions
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(07-31-2011, 11:14 AM)Dale Stoyer link Wrote:I think Jim is sying that the nosecone leaves at apogee on a 9ft. chute.  The av bay and booster fall under a 5ft drogue to designated altitude (900ft.) still attached with bluetape adn shear pins.  When the second (main) charge fires the AV bay and booster seperate completely with the booster under 14' chute and the AV Bay under a 5ft. chute (the drogue).  All pieces independent with own chutes.  No tether required. Right, Jim?

Dale

Correct.
Jim Goggins NAR  L3
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Elegant simplicity.
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