TM 10-1670-280-23&P 0029 00
100-FOOT DIAMETER CARGO PARACHUTE
SKIRT REINFORCEMENT (LOWER LATERAL BAND)
THIS TASK COVERS:
Knife (Item 7, WP 0050 00)
Knife, Hot Metal (Item 8, WP 0050 00)
Sewing Machine, Light-Duty (Item 22, WP 0050 00)
Sewing Machine, Zig-Zag (Item 24, WP 0050 00)
Shears (Item 25, WP 0050 00)
Yardstick (Item 26, WP 0050 00)
Thread, Nylon, Size E (Item 41/42, WP 0059 00)
Webbing, Nylon, 1-IN. Wide, Tubular (Item 47, WP 0059 00)
92R (10) Parachute Rigger
Unpacked, laid flat on repair table.
WP 0014 00, WP 0015 00, and WP
The skirt reinforcement tape may have one splice between any two
suspension lines and cannot be replaced.
If the damage is located in a previously spliced area between two
suspension lines, the earlier made splice material will be removed
before attempting a second splice repair.
1. Stitching and Restitching.
a. Stitch and restitch (WP 0014 00, SEWING PROCEDURES) with size E nylon thread that contrasts
the color of the original stitching and material, when possible.
b. Lock all straight stitching by backstitching at least 2-inches. Zig-zag restitching should extend ¼-inch
into undamaged stitching at each end.
c. Restitch directly over the original stitching. Follow the original stitch pattern as closely as possible.
2. Splicing. Splice lower lateral band as follows:
a. With damaged side of lower lateral band facing up and affected areas of canopy smoothed out,
remove previous splice, if required.
b. As required, cut and remove original stitching that secures pocket band end to lower lateral band.
Fold pocket band loose end away from repair area.