4-21. G-12E - SERVICE (Cont)
Stowing the canopy (cont).
Riggers number 2 and 3 positioned at the canopy upper end, will raise the open end of the deployment bag
up and hold the bag erect.
Insure the suspension line retaining straps, on the suspension line stowage flap, face the lower end of the
Rigger number 1 moves to a point located below the canopy upper end and picks up the canopy from the
packing surface. The rigger then S-folds the canopy materiel into the deployment bag.
Rigger number 1 continues to stow the canopy using the procedures in b and c above until only 2 feet of the
canopy remains out of the deployment bag.
At a point immediately below the skirt reinforcement (lower lateral band), rigger number 1 grasps both groups
of suspension lines with one hand, while 2 feet below the skirt reinforcement the rigger grasps both groups of suspension
lines with the other hand.
The rigger then pushes the canopy skirt and the held suspension line groups into the bag. Insure that the
canopy folds are neat.
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