Parachute Part [Spring Loaded Pilot Chute]

Irving Air Chute of Great Britain Limited, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
Irving Air Chute of Great Britain Limited, Manufacturer
Description
Spring loaded Pilot Chute. Off white silk pilot chute with metal umbrella like retraction mechanism attached to underside of fabric. Hole in centre to of fabric believed to be apex vent. Eight strings attached to outside edge of fabric tied together as loop at other end.
Collection
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Textile/Silk
Processed Material/Metal
Accession No
2018.21.2
Credit Line
Irving Air Chute of Great Britain Limited. Parachute Part [Spring Loaded Pilot Chute], 2018.21.2. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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