Noun(1) a funnel-shaped device towed as a target by an airplane(2) a truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports(3) restraint consisting of a canvas covered frame that floats behind a vessel; prevents drifting or maintains the heading into a wind(4) a parachute used to decelerate an object that is moving rapidly
(1) This led us to believe lighting had hit the HF-trailing-wire antenna and the drogue that drags the wire behind the aircraft was lost.(2) A shuttlecock drogue can be trailed behind the boom and used to refuel aircraft equipped with refuelling probes.(3) The Viking crew verified the trailing-wire antenna was in and the drogue seated.(4) The drogue itself is fitted with small lights around the perimeter to help night operations.(5) We disengaged the drogue and moved to the right side of our lead's aircraft.(6) Most of our aerial gunnery exercises consisted of firing at a drogue or target (a canvas cylinder approximately 12 feet long and 4 feet in diameter) which was towed about a hundred yards behind the single engined, high winged Lysander plane.(7) The 767 aircraft can be modified to accommodate refuelling wingpods and a centreline hose for probe and drogue refuelling.(8) The winch would have to have some kind of rewind capability and a small drogue to ensure it couldn't recoil into the tug's propeller.(9) I fly fast approaches 99% of the time but in Croatia I was amazed at how secure this wing executed slow RLF approaches with and without a drogue .(10) ├ö├ç├┐When a storm hits, we'll put the drogue out, batten down and see it out,├ö├ç├û said Tim.(11) In the drill the second aircraft plugs its fuel connection pipe into the fuel drogue trailed by the lead aircraft.(12) The drogue parachute deploys first and then the main parachute is released.(13) The first results of the inspection of the payload and the analysis of telemetry and tracking data indicated that the drogue parachute did not succeed to pull the main parachute out of its canister.(14) Traveling at 11 kilometers per second, the capsule will gradually slow down over the next four minutes as it crosses over Idaho and Nevada, then deploy a drogue parachute as it closes in on its landing site in the Utah desert.(15) For landing, a drogue parachute , installed in the tail of the fuselage, is connected to the spring loaded tail cone ejection plate.(16) They would fly a few feet over the drop zone and then deploy the cargo using a small drogue parachute .
(1) drogue parachute :: loods parachute
1. wind sleeve ::
2. sea anchor ::
3. drogue parachute ::
Different Formsdrogue, drogues
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