ARMY TM 10-1670-271-23&P
AIR FORCE TO 14D1 -2464-2
MARINE CORPS TM 01136B-23&P/1
This task covers
43E(10) Parachute Rigger
a. Technical/RiggerType Inspection Procedures. Perform Inspection as follows:
(1) Overall inspection. An overall Inspection will be made on the T-10B parachute to ascertain the
(a) 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 10-42 or 3912) is enclosed and properly attached as prescribed in paragraph 2-4e.
Further, remove the log record from the pocket and evaluate the recorded entries to insure
compliance with paragraph 2-4e.
(b) Assembly completeness. Insure that the applicable assembly is complete and no
components or parts are missing.
(c) Operational adequacy. Check the Item components and parts to insure proper assembly
which includes attachment and alinement, and that the assembled product functions in the
prescribed manner. Further insure that no stitch formation or sewn seam has been omitted
(d) Markings and stenciling. Inspect each assembly and components for faded, illegible,
obliterated, or missing informational data and identification numbers
(e) Foreign material and stains. Inspect each assembly and related components for the
presence of dirt or similar type foreign materials. Also check for evidence of mildew,
moisture, oil, grease, pitch, resin, or contamination by salt water.
(2) Detailed inspection. In addition to the overall Inspection performed in (1) above, a detailed
inspection will be performed on the materials which constitute the assembly or component
construction using the following criteria, as applicable:
(a) Metal. Inspect for rust, corrosion, dents, bends, breaks, burrs, rough spots, sharp edges,
wear, deterioration; damaged, loose, or missing grommets, safety pins, connector snap, hook
eye, pack fastener; improper swaging or welding; loss of spring tension, missing or loose
(b) Cloth. Inspect for breaks, burns, cuts, frays, holes, rips, snags, tears, loose, missing, or
broken stitching or tacking; weak spots, wear, or deterioration.