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


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".


The G. Q. Parachute Company Limited

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Date Made

15 Nov 1940

Place Made


Credit Line

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

Object Type

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

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