Parachute Part [Spring Loaded Pilot Chute]

Switlik Parachute Company Incorporated, Manufacturer

May 1959
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Maker and Role
Switlik Parachute Company Incorporated, Manufacturer
Production Date
May 1959
Description
Spring loaded Pilot Chute. White nylon pilot chute with four metal rods attached in centre of chute by spring - attached to underside of fabric. Eight strings attached to outside edge of fabric tied together as loop at other end. Chute is labelled with a blue stamp "PART NO. 49J7161 / DATE OF MFR. MAY 1959 / MADE BY / SWITLIK PARACHUTE CO., INC.".
Collection
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic/Nylon
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
PART NO. 49J7161 / DATE OF MFR. MAY 1959 / MADE BY / SWITLIK PARACHUTE CO., INC. Ink Stamp
Accession No
2018.21.4
Credit Line
Switlik Parachute Company Incorporated. May 1959. Parachute Part [Spring Loaded Pilot Chute], 2018.21.4. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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