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USAAF A-4 QAC Parachute Pack & Canopy

USAAF A-4 QAC Parachute Pack & Canopy

Code: SOLD-1566

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Manufactured by The Switlik Parachute Company of Trenton, New Jersey. Group 2 'Yellow' pack for the quick attachable chest type parachute harness. Olive drab cotton duck material with heavy webbing grab handles on 3 sides. Yellow patch sewn to the ripcord flap indicating that this is a Group 2 'Yellow' pack. Clear 1944 date. This pack still contains the correct original canopy by the Hayes Manufacturing Corporation. It is clearly marked with the serial number AAF-42948315, date of manufacture. JUN 1943, order number 43-8364-AF and drawing number 4-2-C-2001 . Complete with rigging lines and steel loops for attaching to the harness. Also fitted with ripcord handle/ripcord. In addition the pack retains the elasticated bungees, an original 'Emergency Uses of the Parachute' booklet and the Parachute log book (AAF Form 46) with entries from January 1945. The pack itself is a little grubby and worn in places but overall condition is very good. A superb set-up ready for your A-4 harness - or the one currently listed on this site! Stock code S19344.