RCAF / RAF drogue parachute

RCAF / RAF drogue parachute

Code: S19448


Di: 72cm (28.3")


Manufactured by Irvin Air Chute Ltd., Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada.  Circular white silk/rayon drogue parachute canopy approximately 72cm diameter.  Sprung loaded meachnism allows this to be packed in a 'closed position' such that when the parachute rip cord is pulled the drogue opens automatically and helps to deploy the main canopy.  Printed with maker's marks.  With rigging lines.  Generally used with seat-type (pilot) parachutes.  Shows use and wear with some fraying but in good to very good overall condition.  Stock code S19448.