Recovery supplies for low- to mid-power rocketry
October 21, 2021 Update: due to forecasted supply chain challenges, RocketChutes.com is not currently accepting orders. There are no delays in fulfilling orders placed before the posting of this notice, and we look forward to again serving the model rocketry community as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience!
Chute sizes are measured across parallel sides, and shroud lines are approximately two times the canopy width. Due to differences in the nylon fabric, different colors weigh different amounts. Please note that the below weight measurements are averages. Weights for Robin Red, Oriole Orange, Canary Yellow, Parrot Green, Budgie Blue, Peacock Purple, Flamingo Pink, Snowy Egret White, and Raven Black:
Weights for Hawk Camouflage and Midnight Blue Jay:
Featherweight Yellow (12" thin mill) weighs: 7 g.
|12" - 9 g||18" - 18 g||24" - 29 g||30" - 41 g||36" - 86 g||42" - 110 g||48" - 129 g|
|12" - 10 g||18" - 24 g||24" - 32 g||30" - 50 g||36" - 100 g||42" - 127 g||48" - g|
Our chute protectors are constructed from a dark green Nomex© III fabric, as well as flame-resistant Nomex© thread. Edges and buttonholes are reinforced with stitches to prevent fraying.
We provide the below table only as an approximate suggestion - please use your own judgment and consider your launch site before making a decision.
At this time, we are only able to ship to United States addresses.We make every effort to ship products ASAP. Shipping (via the U.S. Postal Service) is low cost and includes tracking information.
$2.75 - USPS First Class
$5.00 - USPS First Class
$12.00 - USPS Priority Mail
$15.00 - USPS Priority Mail
RocketChutes.com has been providing quality ripstop nylon parachutes since 2007, when a plastic parachute failed and ruined our favorite rocket. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent products both quickly and at a low cost. Please email us any questions and comments!