Parachute, Type A-5, United States Army Air Forces

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Inventory Number

A19760033000

Physical Description

A-5 chest type parachute; olive drab cotton canvas pack; 24 ft. diameter silk parachute; magnesium "T" ring and attach points; cotton canvas handles on top and sides; white canvas 5 point harness.

Credit Line

Donated by Joseph Fineberg

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

  • PACK - COTTON CANVAS
  • PARACHUTE - SILK

Dimensions

16.51 x 43.18 x 25.4cm (6 1/2in. x 1ft 5in. x 10in.) (Approximate)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

EQUIPMENT-Parachutes