PARA-CUSHION 303 BACK
The standard back mounted container Para-Cushion 303 measures 24" (60cm) tall by 16" (40cm) wide by 3" (7cm) thick, and weighs approximately 15 lbs. (6.5kg). In many cases by removing the back cushion the pilot may place the Para-Cushion Back in its place. The Para-Cushion Back is recommended for use in airplanes where head room is at a minimum such as an ASW-27, aPW-5, a Cap-10, a Zlin 50, a Christen Eagle, the front seat of an RV-4 and others. Other Para-Cushion Back models are available in different sizes to accommodate a smaller space, such as in the cockpit of an SU-31. The Short Back, the Narrow Back and the Short and Narrow back. Comes with 26' Mid-Lite reserve canopy.
Standard = 16" x 24" x 3"
Short and Narrow (AKA Mini)= 14" x 21" x 3.5"
Narrow = 14" x 24" x 3.5"
Short = 16" x 21" x 3.5"
Chargeable Options may include: Aeropad, G-Pad, O2 pocket, Survival equipment pocket, Aerobatic harness, Sheepskin back pad, monogram, Lumbar Support, ELT Pocket.
Para-Cushion Pilot Emergency Parachute System
Strong Enterprises was founded in 1960 and have remained an industry leader in quality and innovation ever since. Strong Enterprises builds all the components needed for a complete parachute assembly; the harness and container, canopy, pilot chute, and related parts. The Strong Enterprises Para-Cushion is available in many different models, with many different variations on each of these models to ensure the proper fit into your airplane. Comfort in your cockpit is important, to this end they use Confor Foam padding everywhere your body applies pressure to the parachute assembly. Nickel plated hardware and 1000 denier Cordura pack cloth are standard features.
The parachute used in the Para-Cushion is the steerable 26' Mid-Lite. The 26' Mid-Lite is the finest reserve canopy available! It is a highly reliable 24 gore canopy. It is tested and approved to FAA TSO C23c Category B. The canopy has been tested to withstand a 5000lb shock load, which means it is built to withstand the rigors of an emergency bail-out. In production since 1987 the Mid-Lite has proven time and time again that it is the most rugged and reliable reserve you can own!
When you order your Para-Cushion, it will arrive to you with a fresh Pack Date, in a carrying bag, all ready to go. Shipping Weight: 17 lbs. (1.7 kg)
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