Harness [Parachute Pack]; The G. Q. Parachute Company Limited; 15 Nov 1940; 1978...

Name/Title

Harness [Parachute Pack]

About this object

Parachute seat pack and harness - Pilot's RAF issue 1940. No. GQ 21861 (no chute). Large brown pack with 4 flaps and a solid pair of canvas extensions on the side. The canvas strap has a metal spring clasp at the end which then attaches onto another canvas strap which bifurcates into 2 ends with a metal rod at each end. Textile label stitched to front of pack: "G.Q. 37 / Manufactured by / THE / G.Q. PARACHUTE Co. LTD. / STADIUM WORKS, WOKING, ENGLAND. / Type PILOT Det. Seat / No. G.Q. 21861 / Date. 15 NOV 1940".

Maker

The G. Q. Parachute Company Limited

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

15 Nov 1940

Place Made

Woking

Credit Line

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

Object Type

Parachute/Aerospace Transportation Accessories/Aerospace Transportation T&E/07 Distribution & Transportation Artifacts/Nomenclature

Object number

1978.368

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