rolled prior to being sent to or returned from a parachute
c. "Chain" the suspension lines and S-fold the
repair activity. Other types of parachutes, except pilot
"chained" lines on top of the applicable parachute pack
parachutes, may be rigger rolled at any time between
shakeout and repack for ease of handling and to prevent
d. Place the lower end of the canopy on top of the
suspension line entanglement. Rigger roll a parachute
S-folded suspension lines and locate the lower edge of
the canopy skirt at the lower end of the pack.
a. Place the applicable parachute in proper layout
e. Accordion fold the remaining canopy length
and apply partial tension.
neatly on top of the canopy lower end (C). Turn the
b. Grasp the right and left suspension line groups
canopy vent under the last fold.
separately and turn the two line groups in a manner
f. Temporarily secure the folded canopy to the
which will locate the top center gore of the canopy on
pack with available webbing or pack components (D).
the bottom against the packing surface.
g. Upon completion of the accordion folding
c. Using a fast circular motion, flip each of the two
process, place the folded parachute assembly in a
gore groups up and to the center radial seam. Tighten
suitable type container for storage.
each gore group roll by hand bringing both rolled gore
groups together at the center radial seam (A, fig. 2-14).
2-26. Rigger Rolling.
Personnel and other small parachutes will be rigger