Aircone is a device for
the pneumatic or manual release of the emergency parachute in a
its operation causes the release of the
parachute held within a cloth bag and not the ejection of weights or rockets. The release
dynamics occurs by ejection (the whole parachute is hurled away from the pilot
and starts to stretch out the sail only when the rope sheaf is under tension)
and not by extraction ( the parachute would start to stretch out from the
apical hole when sail and pilot are still close by)
The device is equipped with a gauge to check the cylinder charging before each flight .
Aircone can be located on the harness in two different positions : either sideways or on the rear.