Approved Parachute [Aeronautics and Space] Law and Legal Definition

According to 14 CFR 105.3 [Title 14 Aeronautics and Space; Chapter I Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation; Subchapter F Air Traffic and General Operating Rules; Part 105 Parachute Operations; Subpart A General], Approved Parachute means “a parachute manufactured under a type certificate or a Technical Standard Order (C-23 series), or a personnel-carrying U.S. military parachute (other than a high altitude, high speed, or ejection type) identified by a Navy Air Facility, an Army Air Field, and Air Force-Navy drawing number, an Army Air Field order number, or any other military designation or specification number.”