In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1cordón de apertura masculine
- This device slows down the rate of fall, something that ensures when the time comes to pull a ripcord the main canopy is deployed more safely.
- The pioneers had already developed equipment and training, including use of a ‘static line’ instead of a ripcord for parachute opening.
- The trainee then pulls his or her ripcord and controls the parachute to the ground under guidance from an instructor on the ground.
- Once safely over the French coastline, he simply pulled his parachute ripcord and floated gently to the ground on a clifftop near Calais.
- I remembered Mike's words and pulled the ripcord that opened the parachute.
- Then the ripcord was pulled, the parachute opened and he landed safely.
- The pilot failed to pull the ripcord on his parachute.
- Jack barely wriggled into the parachute and found the ripcord in time to land painfully but not fatally.
- You don't have to pack a parachute, pull a ripcord, or jump from a airplane.
- But he didn't free himself in time and was late in pulling the ripcord on the parachute which meant he hit the ground very hard and injured his ankles.
- After falling 30,000 feet, ripcords are pulled and a quick rush of air is heard as canopies deploy - then silence.
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