TM 10-1670-272-23&P 0007 00
MC1-1B/MC1-1E TROOP BACK PARACHUTE ASSEMBLY
SHAKEOUT AND AIRING
THIS TASK COVERS:
Brush, Scrub, Household (Item 3, WP 0056 00)
Two, 92R(10) Parachute Rigger
A two-person team, either indoors within a shakeout room or outdoors at a shakeout tower, will
accomplish the shakeout. Each parachute will be suspended by the canopy bridle loop and all debris
removed by shaking the canopy thoroughly or by brushing with a dry, soft-bristled brush, as detailed
1. With assistance from the No. 2 person, the No. 1 person will connect the snap on a pulley rope to the
canopy bridle loop.
2. Through use of the pulley rope, the No. 2 person will raise the canopy to a suitable height; this will
enable the No. 1 person to perform shakeout on each of the canopy gores. Until the gore shaking
process is completed, the No. 2 person will maintain a steady pull on the pulley rope to hold the
suspended canopy at the working height needed by the No. 1 person.