A parachute drop, or ejection, should be performed in the manner of the prototype. Cargo should be dropped via doors, hatch, bomb bay, or from wing mounts. A man or men should be dropped via doors, hatch (if the aircraft was so equipped), or by inverting the model. A single seat aircraft may not drop its pilot. The drop zone shall be a spot, or area, agreed upon with the judges.


  1. Beginning & ending of maneuver were not called out.
  2. Not a realistic way of dropping or ejecting the parachute.
  3. Parachute does not open.
  4. Parachute does not fall clear of aircraft.
  5. Braking parachute rotates after deployment and tangles its rigging lines.
  6. Parachute is emitted from the aircraft in a manner not typical of the prototype.
  7. The parachute with cargo not dropped at the agreed upon spot or area.