TM 10-1670-277-23&P 0007 00
28-FOOT DIAMETER CARGO EXTRACTION PARACHUTE
SHAKEOUT AND AIRING
THIS TAKS COVERS:
Brush, Scrub, Household (Item 2, 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 vent and all debris removed by shaking the
canopy thoroughly or by brushing with a dry, soft-bristled brush as detailed below:
1. With assistance from no. 2 person, no. 1 person will connect the snap on a pulley rope to the canopy
2. Through use of a pulley rope, no. 2 person will raise the canopy to a suitable height, which will enable no.
1 person to perform shakeout on each of the canopy gores. Until gore-shaking process is completed no.
2 person will maintain a steady pull on pulley rope to hold suspended canopy at working height needed
by no. 1 person.