• Short Summary

    A c-130 of the 815th troop carrier squad, at Pachikawa Air Force Base in Japan has been testing a parachute low altitude delivery system.

  • Description

    A c-130 of the 815th troop carrier squad, at Pachikawa Air Force Base in Japan has been testing a parachute low altitude delivery system. Pacific Air Force headquarters asked for a message to deliver packages into small areas.

    Not all test have met with success. The strapes which hold the load must stand up to 45,600. New loads are readied using beefed up strapes and a new test series begins. Altitude for the test is approximately 200 ft. The individual loads are about 1200 pounds. Nicked named PLAD, the parachute low altitude delivery.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5U4BYYWX2JWQ2M18R90RGOB0X
    Media URN:
    VLVA5U4BYYWX2JWQ2M18R90RGOB0X
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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