ARMY TM 10-1670-271-23&P
AIR FORCE TO 14D1-2-464-2
MARINE CORPS TM 01136B-23&P/1
1 To remove twists, grasp top and bottom inside lines (lines 1 and 30, and 15 and 16)) at skirt of
canopy and trace them to connector links (B, figure 2-15).
2 Remove twists from one group at a time by rotating risers until lines are in proper location on
the connector links.
(4) Check suspension lines for proper layout (figure 2-16) Left group should have line 1 on top inside of
connector link and line 15 on bottom inside of connector link. Right group will have line 30 on top
inside of connector link and line 16 on bottom inside of connector link.
(5) Assemble parachute components In accordance with paragraph 2-7.
(6) Parachute is now in proper layout, ready for folding the gores (figure 2-17).
Figure 2-16. Tracing Suspension Lines to Connector Links.
g. Folding the Gores. After the parachute has been properly laid out, proceed as follows
(1) Move to the apex end of the table. Grasp the upper lateral band on both sides with your fingers
through the apex vent lines. Apply pressure toward the tension end of the table until the upper
lateral band is alined (figure 2-18). Move to the lower end of the table and apply first tension on the
parachute until the suspension lines are taut and rise off the table.