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Old 06-24-2017, 12:20 AM
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To Lee's point about going out of sight (and off the site!) F to F, what is the diameter of the upper portion which contains the parachute on this? Randy doesn't seem to post the instruction manuals like Carl used to, so I can't just look it up myself.

I'm wondering if a Chute Release would fit (BT-60 or bigger is needed for a comfortable fit). I was averaging 1600 feet at Alamogordo with the Star Orbiter on F15-8s, carrying an AltimeterThree and a Chute Release. At sea level I get about 100 feet less.

This is a cool design and I have one in my eRockets shopping cart if I need another project.
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