How come the parachute does not get tangled up?

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how come the parachute does not get tangled up?
 

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Swivels. Plus a long enough line on the harness that it probably doesn't need swivels.
 
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I want one.
 
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It could be that the centripetal force and the air resistance inside the parachute keeps it from tangling.
 
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outstanding !!

but would be banned in any western country by the military, air traffic control, homeland security and a bunch of other killjoy govt departments ;)
 
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It could be that the centripetal force and the air resistance inside the parachute keeps it from tangling.

doesn't need that the lines from the parachute cone to a central point then a single line down to the unit
a swivel, as suggested, at that point, would be the easiest way to stop the chute lines from tangling :)
 
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how come the parachute does not get tangled up?
perspective. it looks it is spining horizontal but it´s already vertical. The clibing seems cool, the spining creats the efect for verticality
 
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perspective. it looks it is spining horizontal but it´s already vertical.
Maybe. But even spinning around a horizontal axis would not entangle the rope, if it attaches to a point on that axis at the circumference. Just like a gyro spinning around an horizontal axis, which is supported by a rope on just one side.
 
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Maybe. But even spinning around a horizontal axis would not entangle the rope, if it attaches to a point on that axis at the circumference. Just like a gyro spinning around an horizontal axis, which is supported by a rope on just one side.
agree
 

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