The Parachute Manual, Volume II, by Dan Poynter. Covers all parachute since 1985 plus more on "square" ram-air canopies, sport piggyback harness/container systems, new materials and construction techniques.
The Parachute Manual, A Technical Treatise on Aerodynamic Decelerators by Dan Poynter covers everything there is to know about the parachute: Packing, rigging, alterations, design, repairs, materials, regulations, manufacture, specifications, loft layout, rigging tools, all the personnel parachute assemblies and parts with change notices and much, much more. The Manual, known as the Bible to parachute riggers everywhere, is in use by all branches of the US Armed Services, the Forest Service and many foreign governments. Now two volumes are available as a set.
This is Volume II, fourth edition, completely revised, soft cover, 8.5 x 11 Kivar cover, 416 pages, 821 photos and drawings, more than 7,000 in print. The Parachute Manual, Volume II, is in stock at ChutingStar for immediate shipment.