TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS


For more information on parachute technology, select from the following:

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General Operating Limitations for BPS Personnel Canopies

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The Design and Development of New Emergency Parachute Canopies Utilizing the BAT Sombrero Slider™ - A 1999 PIA Technical Paper, by Manley C. Butler, Jr.

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Design, Development and Testing of a Recovery System for the Predator tm - A 1995 AIAA Technical Paper, by Manley C. Butler, Jr. and Troy Loney

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The Design, Development and Testing of Parachutes Using the BAT Sombrero Slidertm - A 1999 AIAA Technical Paper by Manley C. Butler, Jr. and Michael D. Crowe

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Additional Applications of BAT Sombrero Slidertm Technology - A 2001 AIAA Technical Paper by Manley C. Butler, Jr.

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How To Select An Emergency Parachute - by Manley C. Butler, Jr.

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How To Select and Qualify a Parachute Recovery System for Your UAV - by Manley C. Butler, Jr. and Roberto Montaez

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Everything You Always Needed to Know About Emergency Parachutes - by Manley C. Butler, Jr.

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A General Introduction to Aircraft Emergency Deceleration Parachutes and Deep Stall/Spin Recovery Parachute Systems - by Manley C. Butler, Jr.

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Handy Charts & Graphs: Dynamic Pressure; Rate-of-Descent vs Height (ft/s & m/s); Rate-of-Descent vs. Drag Area; Altitude Effects on Vertical Velocity.

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VOYAGER World Flight Manley Butler.  Covers the equipment used by Dick Rutan and Jeanna Yeager on their non-stop flight around the world in 1986.