ARMY TM 10-1670-275-23&P
AIR FORCE TO 13C5-25-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-26
2-16. Packing 12-Foot Cargo Parachute (cont).
Figure 2-17. Surgeon's Knot.
(b) Attaching deployment bag with retaining tie.
1 Cut a 30 inch length of 1/2 inch wide tubular webbing for use as retaining tie.
2 Position deployment bag attaching loop adjacent to canopy bridle loop.
3 Pass retaining tie through canopy bridle loop and pull tie through evenly. Pull two ends of
retaining tie taut (figure 2-18).
4 Working from opposite directions, pass each end of retaining tie through deployment bag
attaching loop. Pull end until 8 inch loop is formed in attaching tie between bridle loop and
deployment bag attaching loop.
5 Secure two ends over deployment bag attaching loop with a surgeon's knot, as shown in figure
2-17. Make an overhand knot in each running end. Trim end 2 inches from knot.