Drone parachute manufactured from Dyneema

Indemnis of Anchorage, Alaska, USA, has developed an innovative parachute for getting drones back on the ground safely, especially if the craft is falling in an uncontrolled spin.

The concept of a rigid parachute evolved into the Nexus small unmanned aircraft recovery system, which uses an inflated fabric deployment tube to move the parachute line attachment point out of harm’s way.

The key to the Nexus is the Dyneema ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene fabric from DSM that the deployment tube is made of, which offers high strength.

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Posted by Geoff Fisher on 11 December 2018

 

 

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