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7. When all components are free of debris, the No. 2 person will slowly lower the canopy, while the No. 1
person S-folds the suspension lines into the pack tray, or aviator's kit bag, as applicable.
8. After the suspension lines have been completely folded, the No. 1 person will accordion-fold the
canopy length on top of the folded lines.
9. As the canopy folding is being completed, the No. 1 person disconnects the canopy vent from the
pulley rope snap. Secure the folded canopy assembly for further handling.
Where dampness and mildew are prevalent, air delivery equipment will be aired at frequent intervals
according to the severity of the prevailing conditions. Parachutes that have been previously packed or are
unpacked, and have been subjected to conditions of dampness or mildew, will be aired for a period of at
least 6-hours prior to being repacked. Air delivery items may be aired either indoors or outdoors, in dry
weather. However, fabric items will not be aired in direct sunlight. Airing may be accomplished by
suspending or elevating the applicable item(s) in a manner that would allow maximum exposure to air
circulation. Outside facilities used for the shakeout of parachutes may be used for the airing of air delivery
equipment, if weather conditions permit. If the shakeout facilities are inadequate for airing, the applicable
item(s) may be suspended or elevate at several points, or draped over suitable type objects that will not
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