dwright at genetics.utah.edu
Tue Dec 4 12:19:55 MST 2007
I am currently reading an interesting book on the subject.
Check out "Parachute Recovery Systems Design Manual" by T.W. Knacke
It presents theory, and formulas written for those of us who are only
moderately technically astute.
It deals with exactly the information you asked about.
Even if you ultimately acquire your parachute from one of the "Trusted"
sources, you will be much
better informed on the subject.
Aerodynamics are for people who can't build engines!
More information about the Land-speed