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A GR7000 parachute along with dummy descends over a drop zone near Edwards Air Force Base. A team from the 418th Flight Test Squadron conducted several drops using the parachute, which has been proposed as a replacement for the current C-9 canopy used in the ACES II ejection seat. (U.S. Air Force image provided by Brad White)


Test team looks at new parachute for ACES II ejection seat

A GR7000 parachute along with dummy descends over a drop zone near Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. A team from the 418th Flight Test Squadron conducted several drops using the parachute, which has been proposed as a replacement for the current C-9 canopy used in the ACES II ejection seat. (U.S. Air Force image/Brad White)