TM 10-1670-277-23&P 0011 00
PREPARING THE 28-FOOT DEPLOYMENT PARACHUTE WITH THE RELEASE AWAY STATIC LINE
1. Inspection. Inspect the release away static line as follows:
a. The release away static line for the 28-foot Deployment Parachute consists of a 12-foot static line
with a 15-foot release line (made of 1/2-inch tubular nylon) running through it, a 6-inch connector
strap, and a 1-inch connector link.
b. Inspect the entire length of the outside of the sleeve for burns, cuts, tears and frays.
c. Check for loose or broken stitches, as well as missing or damaged hardware (grommets, 1-inch
d. Ensure the release line can move freely and there are no visible twists.
e. If burns or any other damage exists, discard and replace static line system; keep any salvageable
2. Assemble. Assemble the release away static line as follows:
Depending on the location of the load, assemble both left and right
release away static lines.
a. Pull the release line from its sleeve at the upper end until there are equal amounts of release line at
both ends of the static line.
b. Lay out the static line assembly with the release line facing up.
c. Place a small (G-14) clevis on the end of the 6-inch connector strap.
12-Foot Static Line
15-Foot Release Line