Orion's drogue chutes were deployed at approximately 20,000 feet, followed by small pilot chutes, which then deployed the three main parachutes.
What does PC stand for?
PC stands for Pilot Chute
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Samples in periodicals archive:
During the landing rollout, the pilot chute which helps deploy the main drag chute departed the aircraft and landed on the runway surface approximately 3,000 feet from the approach end.
He succeeded on the third try, but the pilot chute was waffling, Sanford said.
Then I saw the reserve pilot chute appear behind him while the main chute was still attached.
Part of my parachute - the pilot chute - was trapped around one of the lines, so I was veering to the right.