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M551 Sheridan LAPES delivery (short clip) / LVAD C-5B Paradrop (short clip)

Grey Havoc

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Thanks to JUNKHO over at MilitaryPhotos.net for the first clip:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgg3iRaVnbw&feature=player_embedded

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50cpPAVoxJQ
 

shedofdread

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Re the LAPES, I wonder; does anyone know what are the forces (g) experienced (vert + long) by the load as it lands?
 

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Here's the paper you want:

http://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/6.1989-887

I don't have AIAA access, though.
 
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