3. Recheck lines to ensure they are in proper position.
4. Perform a rigger check (1st).
5. With lines 1 and 24 on the inside of the connector snaps and lines 12 and 13 on the outside of the
connector snaps, the parachute is now in proper layout, ready for folding the gores.
FOLDING THE GORES
After the parachute has been properly laid out, proceed as follows:
1. Move to the apex end of the table and dress the upper lateral band. Apply pressure toward the
tension end of the table until the upper lateral band is a lined. Apply sufficient tension at the tension
plate to hold the canopy and suspension lines taut.
Upper Lateral Band