Implementation of our military scout helicopter parachuting off-side door high-risk training
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newspaper April 29, Xinhua Jinan what Deborah, correspondent Huang Chao reported: 500 meters, 800 meters, 1,000 meters … staring cabin altimeter, Jinan Military Region parachute brigade Chun teacher took a deep breath, tight across the two big feet in the right door transport helicopter powerful Diego, jump toward the sky, guided parachute opened successfully. Followed, drive on the remaining eight are starting to scout out the side door. Five minutes later, news came the landing field, nine soldiers were landed safely in the designated area precision, creating a brigade of Jinan Military Region, the first successful implementation of the helicopter parachuting off-side door of the new record.
witnessed the blossoming parachutes bloom in the early morning breeze, the ground command of a unit of Jinan Military Command, Vice Minister Xu Huanlin pleased to tell reporters: “The most important feature of the helicopter is the implementation of parachuting side door from the machine, the implementation of the end of the previous scout helicopter parachuting from the machine only from the history of the tailgate, which means that the Department can do more door while parachuting, greatly improving the operational efficiency and ability to perform diverse tasks . “
parachuting off-side door what Difficulties? The Ministry of Light Industry Zhao captain tells the reason: the current military parachute equipment, while the paratroopers left the door to guide the parachute will automatically open the main parachute drive. In the past, from large transport helicopter out of the tailgate, the aircraft will be opened before the line space, the difficulty and risk are relatively small. If you jump from a side door, rotary-wing lead, turbulence, next to the fuel tank and landing gear and other equipment, a lot of obstacles. The more important point is that you can jump from the run-up to accelerate the end of the door, and the lack of depth from the side door off, away from the machine speed is difficult to improve. Therefore, outside the military have a lot of parachute material that: parachuting from a helicopter off-side door is a great risk subjects, a little negligence on the parachute and the helicopter could bring great harm to itself.
side door parachute, a simple stride sprint, a test of the officers and men of the Department of difficult challenges of high risk subjects will. To this end, they set up crucial group, an army aviation regiment in the full cooperation of the crew, several other methods using the parabolic test, measure off-track, take away from the machine point of view, to improve the safety factor, to explore solutions, and finally worked out a side door parachute tactics to law.
It is understood that only this morning, the Department has nine vehicles, 30 soldiers parachuting successful implementation of a helicopter side door.