"gnustop" is one small parachutes for increasing the resistance of the
The hang glider pilots already know (and they thank) the utility of the
device, which allows to reduce the glide angle of the wing in an
important way, we make
for example from 12:1 to 5:1 when going landing. It is a device that it
necessary to know and to use with prudence, since in another case they
can produce problems. Cases of have been given the handle and to push
the parachutes main nowhere in that of resistance! It is necessary to
study their placing behind the harness and of the theirs associated
turbulence that can affect the effectiveness. It is necessary avoid
launches for in front of the bar of control or among the side cables.
firms Wills Wing, Aeros, and Metamorfosi, among other, manufacture
commercial models. In Michel Sandlin web page http://home.att.net/~m--sandlin/pad.htm
details clearly the construction and the use of a "drogue chute"
In the Laboratory we are thinking like making one...
Would it be useful also to land the modern paragliders?