Crazycanuck Posted April 17, 2008 Share Posted April 17, 2008 I have been going through my Cozy plans before I start building. I noticed that the plans suggested wearing a parachute during the test period. This sounds sensible, but I would like to know about the logisitics of exiting a pusher prop aircraft. How would this best be done. Also, I have been looking around on Ebay for parachutes just to get a sense of the prices. I see the army surplus chutes cost next to nothing. Most of them have the shroud lines cut "as per government regulations". Is there a way to reconnect new shroud lines? Is this one of those wink wink nudge nudge warnings, or is there really a safety issue with using old surplus parachutes? I don't think that I would skydive with such a chute, but it would be cheap insurance during the test period if they could be repaired. I don't really want to dish out $3000 for a professional chute if it can be avoided. Quote Crazy Canuck Toronto, Ontario, Canada Cozy MKIV #MK1536 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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