The Parachute Manual, Volume I, by Dan Poynter. Covers all parachutes through 1984 plus historical information, "round" canopies and US military parachutes.
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 I, third edition, completely revised, soft cover, 8.5 x 11 Kivar cover, 592 pages, 2,200 photos and drawings, more than 17,000 in print. The Parachute Manual, Volume I is in stock at ChutingStar for immediate shipment.