TM 10-1670-280-23&P 0024 00
100-FOOT DIAMETER CARGO PARACHUTE
REEFING LINE CUTTER BRACKET
THIS TASK COVERS:
Needle, Tacking (Item 13, WP 0050 00)
Thread, Cotton, Ticket No. 8/7 (Item 36, WP 0059 00)
92R (10) Parachute Rigger
Unpacked, canopy laid out flat
on repair table.
Replace broken or loose tacking by retacking according to original tacking details using two turns double,
ticket No. 8/7 waxed cotton thread at each tacking point. Secure tacking ends at each tacking point with a
square knot. Trim tie ends to ½-inch.
Replace a damaged or missing reefing line cutter bracket with a serviceable item from stock. Install the
reefing line cutter bracket on the canopy skirt as follows:
1. If applicable, remove the original bracket by cutting the tacking securing each side of the bracket to the
canopy panel reinforcement.
2. Position a serviceable bracket in the original bracket location on the canopy outside and ensure the
flange containing the 7/8-inch diameter hole is located at the upper end of the bracket position.
3. Holding the bracket in position, begin handtacking the bracket at one top corner hole with two turns
double, ticket No. 8/7 waxed cotton thread.