Low speed deployments

Quite a while ago I found this video on the apex site, and liked the idea to see how different canopies pressurize during low speed openings.

So here is what i got, all canopies loaded with approximately 86kg (jumper weight including clothes) and staticline deployed.

  • Troll 265 MDV
  • OSP 245
  • Mojo 260

http://vimeo.com/35154160

During the jumps for the video above I found out the being fast on toggles isn’t always a good thing, especially when releasing the brakes all the way on an unvented Mojo that isn’t really pressurized yet. But when it finally starts flying it has a lot of flare power to swoop the landing…

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