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By Marc Cerasini

Area fifty one: America's top-secret complicated army trying out floor, hidden away within the Nevada wilderness, the place the amazing guns of the following day are being built. yet a mole contained in the impregnable facility has been leaking hugely complicated killing know-how to America's worst enemies . . . who intend to show its harmful energy on an unsuspecting kingdom ahead of the day is out.

Agent Jack Bauer has a trifling twenty-four hours to derail a bad plot, as a dangerous endgame takes form within the neon glare of within sight Las Vegas. yet to take action, the rogue CTU operative should lead an very unlikely attack on sector fifty one itself—and reveal a deadly string of betrayal and corruption that leads from the terrorists to the underworld and the entire method into the center of the U.S. government.

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As you progress further towards ·the tips you see the lift forces angle outward more and more. This outward angling produces outward forces that serve to pull the tips outward. If a canopy was made to lie flat as shown, the slight inward force of the suspension lines or variations in the air would pull the tips in like an accordion. Forces pull open canopy Now we must turn our attention to the details of how our wings fly. • Flat canopy Figure 3-6: Outward Lift Helps Keep Canopy Open Watch a big bird's slow wing beats and it's easy to imagine that it is rowing against the air.

Inflat ion Now let's continue the inflation process we began in the previous section. Follow figure 3-3 as we offer a brief description. As we see in (a), the wind entering the front of the canopy beg'ins inflation and a little lift is produced by the air flowing over it (we describe lift and drag in the next section). If there is no wind, the same thing happens (at a slightly slower rate) since pulling the canopy forward creates a relative wind. Also, note that just the leadin g edge ofthe canopy is being pulled initially since it is laid out so the leading edge is furthest from the pilot.

Now pack up the canopy. There are two recommended methods: rolling it folding it. Rolling consists of rolling the wing in from the tip in a roll width about ·. equal to a cell width. Start by folding the stabilizer (tip) in an. amount so the sec~ ond fold is about the width of the distance between the line tabs. Folding consists of taking the tip and walking it to the center ofthe canopy. Then . go back to the point of the fold line and walk that part to the center. Repeat until the ·. entire wing is folded on both sides down to about 1 to 1Y2 feet (30-45 em) as shown.

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