TAPE-PARACHUTE

RIBBON PARACHUTEEuropean champion 1979, on models of missiles in the category of S-6-A X. Ignota (Spain). In three rounds it model showed the best result, and the fourth, additional, — 3 min.
Fairing carved from balsa.
 
The case is made of writing paper, glued to a spiral on the mandrel Ø 13 mm Stabilizer — balsa plate with a thickness of 1 mm.
 
Fig. 1. A model rocket of the European champion H. Ignota
Fig. 1. A model rocket of the European champion H. Ignota:
1 — fairing; 2 — piece mounting strip to the body, 3 — body, 4 — hook-latch, 5 — stabilizer, 6 — guide tube.
 
In the rear of the hull with epoxy resin glued a hook-latch-steel wire Ø 0,5 mm. the hook is attached to the thread for connecting the head fairing and the brake band. The free end of the latch is bent. This bend keeps the engine behind the bottom part of the accidental shooting when triggered, expelling charge.
Guide tube with a length of 20 mm glued paper. Brake band (streamer) — thin dense paper size 105X1050 mm.
 
The entire model is coated with nitrocellulose lacquer painted red nitro. Weight without motor is 7.5 g.
 
Fig. 2. It looks like the model on the descent
Fig. 2. It looks like the model on the descent:
1 — brake band, 2 — threads for attaching the tape to the head fairing, 3 — fairing, 4 — rubber damper, 5 — string, 6 — hook-Amelka, 7 — case.
 
V. ROZHKOV, master of sports of the USSR

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