Applied Research and Innovation Services

Parachute Release Device Ready to Launch

Image Design and Fabrication

When Canatec Associates came to the Design, Fabrication and Testing research group, the company was in need of a device that would automatically detach a parachute from a beacon once it lands on an ice floe. The project was a success, thanks to funding from NSERC, SAIT Mechanical Engineering Technology student Timothy Huynh, and researchers in ARIS.

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