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“Capewell” Parachute Release

The Capewell parachute release is the world standard for mechanical canopy releases. The “Capewell” is a hand activated device for detaching the parachute harness from the canopy to prevent the parachutist from behing dragged upon landing. Its simple, intuitive operation offers paratroopers quick, safe disengagement from the canopy.

Description

The Capewell lanyard-type parachute canopy release is a hand activated mechanical device for detaching the parachute harness from the canopy. Its simple, intuitive operation offers paratroopers quick, safe disengagement from the canopy.

THE CAPEWELL PARACHUTE RELEASE IS U.S. GOVERNMENT APPROVED

The “Capewell” was developed in response to paratroopers’ needs for a release that would quickly free them from the parachute canopy upon landing. It is utilized by the U.S. militaries, foreign and commercial customers worldwide.

SPECIFICATIONS AND QUALITY ASSURANCE: The Capewell Release is manufactured from drop forged steel and is constructed for superior strength. It is cadmium plated for increased corrosion resistance. The maximum rated load limit is 9000 pounds. Each component undergoes 100% inspection and each finished release is subjected to a 5000 pound (2268 kg) pull test. All parachute hardware is manufactured under stringent ISO 9001 quality control standards.

Capewell Parachute Release Data Sheet