TM 10-1670-280-23&P 0012 00
REMOVING TURNS, TANGLES AND TWISTS FROM SUSPENSION LINES
1. Turns. A turn occurs when one group of suspension lines rotates around the opposite group of
suspension lines. Remove the turn by rotating the suspension lines in a direction opposite to that of the
2. Tangles. Remove tangles as follows:
a. To remove tangle(s) in the suspension lines, begin by separating lines 1 through 40 from the canopy
skirt to the connector link assemblies.
b. While separating the lines, place all lines that pass over the top of the group over one forearm.
c. Grasp the four connector link assemblies which have lines 1 through 40 attached and pull the
connector link assemblies and the suspension risers through the remaining suspension lines.