ARMY TM 10-1670-279-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-27-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-28
Attaching Deployment Bag.
Bag Retaining Line.
Pull deployment bag retaining line loop from bag inside and insert canopy bridle loop into retaining line loop
(A, figure 2-24).
Holding bag retaining line loop and canopy bridle loop in place, pull deployment bag through bridle loop and
draw retaining line taut to secure bag retaining line to bridle loop (B, figure 2-24).
S-fold excess bag retaining line length to form 4-inch folds. Secure folds with a rubber retaining band (C,
Bag Retaining Line Alternate. If the deployment bag is not attached to the vent loop (bridle loop), attach the bag
retaining line as follows:
Cut a 72 inch length of 1 inch wide tubular nylon webbing for use as a bag retaining line.
Pass one end of the bag retaining line through the canopy vent loop (bridle loop) and center the line length in
Aline the webbing ends and pass the alined ends into the bag and out of the bag end slot.
Position the end of the canopy vent loop (bridle loop) at the open end of the deployment bag.
At the bag top, pass one running end of the retaining line over the top of the deployment bag bridle straps
and pass the opposite running end under the bridle straps.
Secure the webbing ends together above the bag bridle straps with a surgeons knot and a locking knot.
Make an overhand knot in each running end and trim ends to 2 inches. The bag retaining line finished length
shall measure approximately the same length as the deployment bag.
Stowing the Canopy.
Before stowing the canopy, install rubber retainer bands at equal intervals along the suspension line stowage
flap stow loops. Release canopy from apex hook.