ARMY TM 10-1670-279-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-27-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-28
This task covers:
Knife, Item 4, Appendix B
43E(10) Parachute Rigger
Sewing Machine, Zig-Zag, Item 17,
Splicing Aid, Item 25, Appendix B
Yardstick, Item 24, Appendix B
Cleaned, paragraph 2-12
Inspected, paragraphs 2-9, 2-13
Canopy laid flat on repair table
Marking Aid, Item 15116, Appendix D
Cord, Nylon, Type V, Item 6, Appendix D
Thread, Nylon, Size E, Items 26/27,
Group No. 01, MAC, Section II,
Repair. Stitch and restitch with thread, nylon, size E, that is contrasting in color to the fabric being stitched or
original thread being restitched. If contrasting color thread is not available, thread of matching color may be used,
providing all other specifications are met. Straight stitch and restitching should be locked by at least two inches at each
end of a stitch row when possible. Zig-zag restitching should extend at least 1/4 inch into undamaged stitching at each
end, when possible. Restitch directly over the original stitching and follow the original stitch pattern as closely as
Replacement of suspension lines is accomplished at the Intermediate
Maintenance level only, in accordance with the Maintenance Allocation
Chart (MAC), Appendix B.
Replace. Replace unserviceable suspension line by fabricating as follows:
Place canopy assembly in proper layout on an inspection table.
Apply partial tension to suspension lines and trace defective suspension line from connector link to
suspension line attaching loop at canopy skirt. Upon completion of line tracing, release line tension.
Remove damaged suspension line from canopy by cutting formed loop located at upper end of
Cut a length of type V coreless nylon cord 24-inches longer than distance from canopy to connector link.
Taper-cut one end (figure 2-46).