After the canopy is longfolded.
After suspension lines are stowed.
After the suspension lines are placed in suspension line pouch.
After the canopy is stowed, staging flaps secured (curved pins are inserted), and pulled-up
After ejector spring and pilot chute are stowed.
After temporary closing of the pack, removal of the packing aid, and ejector spring compression
After the complete closing of the pack.
TECHNICAL/RIGGER-TYPE INSPECTION PROCEDURES
Perform inspection as follows:
Overall Inspection. An overall inspection will be made on the T-10R and MIRPS to ascertain the
1. Log record/parachute inspection data pocket and form. As applicable, inspect the assembly log
record/parachute inspection data pocket to insure the Army Parachute Log Record (DA Form 3912)
is enclosed and properly attached as prescribed in WP 0004 00 (Installing Attaching Tie). Further,
remove the log record from the pocket and evaluate the recorded entries to insure compliance with
WP 0004 00 (Accomplishing a Log Record).
2. Assembly completeness. Ensure that the applicable assembly is complete and no components or
parts are missing.
3. Operational adequacy. Check item components and parts to ensure proper assembly, which
includes attachment and alignment, and that assembled product functions in prescribed manner.
Further, ensure that no stitch formation or sewn seam has been omitted.
4. Markings and stenciling. Inspect each assembly and components for faded, illegible, obliterated, or
missing informational data, and identification numbers. Insure canopy, pilot chute, bridle assembly
and ejector spring assembly contain placed in service dates IAW WP 0004 00.
5. Foreign material and stains. Inspect each assembly and related components for presence of dirt or
similar type foreign material. Also, check for evidence of mildew, moisture, oil, grease, pitch, resin,
or contamination by salt water.
Detailed Inspection. In addition to the overall inspection performed in step a., Overall Inspection,
above, a detailed inspection will be performed on materials, which constitute assembly or component
construction using the following criteria, as applicable.
1. Metal. Inspect for rust, corrosion, dents, bends, breaks, burrs, rough spots, sharp edges, wear,
deterioration; damage, loose, or missing grommets, safety pins, connector snap, hook eye, pack
fastener, improper swaging or welding; loss of spring tension.