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Drogue Chute Desent Rates

 

Rocketman Parachute Descent Rates

ROCKETMAN PARACHUTE DECENT RATES
These calculations will help you to predict the speed at which your rocket will descend with Rocketman Parachutes. Note that it is only an estimate, and values will vary with wind, different air pressures, Diameter, length of rocket, fin size, etc.


Parachute Descent Rates Chart

 

WEIGHT

FT/SEC.

MPH.

WEIGHT

FT/SEC.

MPH.

3FT.

1.7lb

15.95

10.87

2.1lb.

17.9

12.2

4FT.

3.0lb

15.95

10.87

3.7lb.

17.83

12.15

5FT.

4.7lb

15.63

10.6

5.7lb.

17.67

12.04

6FT.

6.5lb

15.65

10.67

8lb.

17.67

12.04

7FT.

9lb.

15.79

10.76

11lb.

17.37

11.84

8FT.

12lb

15.95

11.74

15lb.

17.83

12.15

9FT.

15lb

15.85

11.16

18lb

17.37

11.84

10FT

18lb

15.63

10.65

23lb

17.67

12.04

12FT

24lb

15.04

10.25

33lb

17.64

12.02

14FT

35lb

15.57

10.61

44lb

17.45

11.89

16FT 45lb 15.64 10.52 60lb 17.83 12.00

18FT

60lb

15.85

10.8

75lb

17.72

12.08

19FT

65lb

15.68

10.65

84lb

17.77

12.11

20FT

70lb

15.41

10.5

94lb

17.86

12.17

24FT

105lb

15.73

10.72

135lb

17.83

12.15


 

WEIGHT

FT/SEC.

MPH.

WEIGHT

FT/SEC.

MPH.

3FT.

2.8lb

20.59

14.03

4.4lb.

25.69

17.51

4FT.

5.lb

20.59

14.03

7.6lb.

25.43

17.33

5FT

8 lb

20.84

14.2

12lb.

25.53

17.4

6FT.

11.5lb

20.82

14.19

17lb

25.32

17.26

7FT.

15lb

20.38

13.89

23lb.

25.24

17.2

8FT.

20lb

20.59

14.03

30lb.

25.22

17.9

9FT.

26lb

20.87

14.22

39lb.

25.56

17.42

10FT.

32lb

20.84

14.2

48lb.

25.53

17.4

12FT.

43lb

20.08

13.72

67lb

25.13

17.13

14FT.

60lb

20.38

13.89

92lb

25.24

17.2

16FT. 80lb 20.59 14.03 120lb 25.22 17.19

18FT.

100lb

20.47

13.95

150lb.

25.07

17.09

19FT.

112lb

20.52

13.99

170lb

25.28

17.23

20FT.

124lb

20.51

13.98

185lb.

25.06

17.08

24FT.

187lb

20.99

14.31

268lb

25.13

17.13


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