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24-FOOT DIAMETER TROOP CHEST RESERVE (T-10R) PARACHUTE AND THE MIRPS
THIS SECTION COVERS:
Sewing Machine, Darning (Item 37, WP 0044 00)
Sewing Machine, Light-Duty (Item 39, WP 0044 00)
Sewing Machine, Light-Duty, Zig-zag (Item 40, WP 0044 00)
Thread, Nylon, Size A (Item 41, WP 0057 00)
Thread, Nylon, Size E (Item 39/40, WP 0057 00)
Unpacked, canopy laid flat.
92R (10) Parachute Rigger
Repair the T-10R pilot chute as follows:
1. Darning. Darn holes or tears that do not exceed ½-inch in length or diameter, following procedures in
WP 0014 00.
2. Restitching. The restitching made on the pilot chute should be accomplished with thread that is
contrasting in color to the fabric being stitched or the original thread being restitched. If contrasting
color thread is not available, thread of matching color may be used. All restitching should be locked
by at least 2-inches at each end of a restitched row, when possible. Stitch with size E nylon thread, 7
to 11 stitches per inch, using a zig-zag or light-duty sewing machine.
3. Marking Stenciling and Restenciling. As required, restencil and restencil identification marks using
procedure in WP 0016 00.
Repair the MIRPS 5-foot pilot chute as follows:
No repairs are authorized on the MIRPS 5-foot pilot chute.
Replace an unserviceable pilot chute, using a serviceable item from stock.
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