Monday, August 31, 2009

Now that's an interesting use for a chute...

Aerocon Systems offers a number of interesting parachutes, including a 73" X-form chute rated to Mach 1.1. They also carry a 72" orange chute, which apparently can be used underwater:
72 orange chute underwater
According to the site, it can be used as a drag anchor for small boats, as well as for drift fishing:

The nylon lines don't rot in water, so apparently it works quite well.

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