12. Route pull-up cords through top flap grommets, pull top flap over bottom flap and lock each soft loop
in place with temporary pins.
13. Remove the packing aid, ejector spring compression rods and the packing weight from under the
pack tray (do not remove the pull-up cords at this time).
14. Perform a rigger check (8th).
After the packing aid has been removed, ensure that the spring is
centered on the pack, if not, adjust accordingly.
CLOSING THE PACK
After the pilot chute and ejector spring are secured under the top and bottom side flaps and the packing
aid and compression rods are removed, the pack is ready for closing.
Do not bounce of hit the pack tray during the closing process.
Excessive movement could cause the ejector spring to shift out of
Use of a packing paddle or suitable substitute, for additional
leverage on the pull-up cord is authorized.