## How fast do you fall with an MC-6 parachute?

Development

MC-6 | MC1-1 | |
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Maximum Exit Weight | 400 lb (180 kg) | 360 lb (160 kg) |

Minimum Exit AGL (@125kn) | 475 ft (145 m) | 500 ft (150 m) |

Forward Thrust | 10 knots (19 km/h; 12 mph) | 8 knots (15 km/h; 9.2 mph) |

Rate of Descent | 14.5–18.5 ft/s (4.4–5.6 m/s) | 14–22 ft/s (4.3–6.7 m/s) |

### Can you steer 11 parachute?

Non-Steerable T-11 Army Parachute The T-11 military parachute is the next generation non-steerable troop parachute system, and includes a completely redesigned main and reserve parachute and an integrated harness assembly that is suitable for a wider range of soldier weights than the previous system.

#### How fast does the T-11 parachute fall?

The T-11 main canopy utilizes a unique deployment sequence to reduce the opening shock and canopy oscillation. The T-11 is designed to have an average rate of descent of 19 feet per second (5.8 m/s) for the 95th percentile service member, compared with 24 feet per second (7.3 m/s) with the T-10C.

**What does the T in t11 parachute stand for?**

Advanced Tactical Parachute System

The Advanced Tactical Parachute System (T-11) is intended to replace 50,000 T-10 parachute system and will provide the airborne Soldier with the first modernization of the tactical parachute system since the 1950s.

**What is the life expectancy of a parachute?**

The life expectancy of a parachute ranges from 300 to 2000 jumps, depending upon the nature of the material, as well as its handling and storage. Sections of the parachute may fail, or as the chute opens, lines may deploy over it, leaving an insufficient amount of parachute to slow descent.

## What is the life of a parachute?

300 to 2000 jumps

The life expectancy of a parachute ranges from 300 to 2000 jumps, depending upon the nature of the material, as well as its handling and storage. Sections of the parachute may fail, or as the chute opens, lines may deploy over it, leaving an insufficient amount of parachute to slow descent.

### How long would it take to fall 1000 feet?

We usually estimate around 10 seconds for the first 1,000 feet, then 5 seconds for each 1,000 feet after that.