Drag Parachute Packing

Staff Sgt. Samantha Monroe, 5th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician from Minot Air Force Base, N.D. on temporary duty at Ellsworth, prepares to pack a drag parachute for a B-52 Stratofortress at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., April 30, 2014. The 90-foot parachute weighs approximately 200 pounds when fully packed and deploys as an aircraft lands, helping to slow down the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Zachary Hada/Released)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Zachary HadaReleased
VIRIN: 140430-F-HK400-083.JPG
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