These chutes get their performance from relieving apex pressure through the use of pull down lines. This results in a larger inflated diameter and higher drag. The Cd of this chute is 2.1 @17fps!
A high performance design based on decades of parachute technology
1.1oz ripstop nylon (thin mil)
Premium 200lb spectra lines used to reduce weight and bulk (spectra is 1/3 the weight and size of equal strength nylon)
Low cost per ounce of drag
Cd of 2.1 at 17fps (measured Cd of up to 2.9 at 13fps!)
Weight in pounds for a 17fps rate of descent: