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Homer J

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  1. Found these in a locker at work today. Tag pretty much says what I know about them. Anybody have any more info?
  2. Not the same thing. What tandem jumpers use is called a Stabilizer Drogue. Not really designed to slow your fall to any great extent. More to provide a stable and controllable fall. Two jumpers attached together is a very un-aerodynamic package so the drogue keeps you from spinning or tumbling prior to opening the main parachute. As I believe was posted above, a pilot chute is a small spring loaded parachute that pops from the pack and into the wind stream to help pull the main parachute canopy from the pack. Sometimes, the drogue does serve as a pilot parachute too, depending on the
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