ARMY TM 10-1670-276-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-29-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-29
Longfolding the Canopy and Tying Breakcord. After flatfolding, the canopy is ready for longfolding as follows:
(1) Grasp the edges of the right group of gores with the left hand and the right hand approximately 2 feet from the
left hand. Fold edges over the radial tape (approximately 2 inches). Secure the fold with a packing weight.
(2) Continue folding right group of gores, working toward the apex. Taper the fold until It breaks at a point
approximately 36 inches from the apex Secure fold with packing weights.
(3) Fold the left group of gores in a similar manner, adjusting packing weight to hold both groups of gores (figure 2-
22). Longfold is completed.
After longfolding, the canopy should be the width of the deployment bag at the skirt
(lower lateral band)
Figure 2-22. Canopy Longfolded.
(4) Attaching deployment bag with non-breakaway static line.
(a) Cut a 36-inch length of 1/4-inch wide type I cotton webbing and double the webbing length. This length shall
be used as a breakcord.