Conventional RSL’s only do half the job a malfunctioning main is the best reserve pilot chute imaginable, because it’s already deployed. So why not use it?
Bill mentioned that they now have well over 2,500 reserves have been successfully deployed using the Skyhook system.
THEREFORE: They can safely declare the Skyhook a fully proven system, which is already being licensed to other manufacturers
His presentation also covered the SPECTRA RESERVE RIPCORD and the Magnetic Riser Covers
By Bill Booth from United Parachute Technologies
Bill Booth gave a presentation on the skyhook and focused on how it has developed and proven itself over the past 5 years