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9. Stowing the canopy.
a. Two packers, positioned at the top of the canopy, will raise the open end of the deployment bag up to
prevent the canopy vent from being withdrawn through the bag vent line hole while the canopy is
being picked up from the packing surface.
b. A third packer shall move to a point located a reasonable distance below the canopy apex, pick up
the canopy from the packing surface and S-fold the canopy material into the deployment bag.
c. Continue stowing the canopy until only 2-feet of the canopy remains out of the deployment bag.
d. At a point immediately below the skirt reinforcement, grasp both groups of suspension lines with the
right hand, and two-feet below the right hand, grasp both groups with the left hand.
e. While holding both groups of suspension lines, pick up the canopy skirt and push the canopy skirt,
and 18-inches of suspension lines, into the deployment bag.