Pop chutes are used to open larger parachutes. As a civilian these serve many other purposes such as a drift anchor while trolling, amateur rocketry or décor. These pop chutes are all spring loaded and constructed of lightweight nylon on top and nylon mesh throughout. Overall, its many uses definitely outweigh its low price of $2.99 a piece! Product may vary slightly from image shown. The pop chutes measure approximately 32” tall and 32” across the top of the chute.