TM 10-1670-280-23&P 0035 00
100-FOOT DIAMETER CARGO PARACHUTE
DEPLOYMENT BAG PANELS AND FLAPS
THIS TASK COVERS:
Brush, Stencilling (Item 4, WP 0050 00)
Sewing Machine, Darning (Item 20, WP 0050 00)
Sewing Machine, Heavy-Duty (Item 21, WP 0050 00)
Sewing Machine, Medium-Duty (Item 23, WP 0050 00)
Shears (Item 25, WP 0050 00)
Yardstick (Item 26, WP 0050 00)
Cloth, Cotton Duck, Type I (Item 3, WP 0059 00)
Cloth, Nylon Duck, Type III (Item 6, WP 0059 00)
Ink, Marking (Item 17, WP 0059 00)
Marking Aid (Item 21/22, WP 0059 00)
Thread, Nylon, Size 3 (Item 37/38, WP 0059 00)
Thread, Nylon, Size E (Item 41/42, WP 0059 00)
92R (10) Parachute Rigger
Unpacked. Detached from canopy.
WP 0014 00, WP 0016 00
1. Restitching. Restitch broken or loose stitching according to original construction details and the specifics
in WP 0014 00, SEWING PROCEDURES.
2. Restencil. As required, restencil identification marks using the procedures in WP 0016 00, MARKING
3. Darning. Darn a hole or tear which does not exceed ¾-inch in length or diameter and which is accessible
using the procedures in WP 0014 00, SEWING PROCEDURES, and a darning sewing machine with size
E nylon thread. There is no limit to the number of times a flap or panel may be darned.
4. Patching. Patch a hole or tear which exceeds ¾-inch in length or diameter using the procedures in WP
0014 00, SEWING PROCEDURES, the specifics in Table 2, STITCHING AND RESTITCHING
SPECIFICATIONS, WP 0014 00, and the following patching criteria:
A deployment bag cover will not be patched.
a. Bag body. There is no limit to the number of patches that may be applied to the deployment bag
body. However, each damaged area must be accessible and there must be at least 1 ¼-inches of
undamaged material remaining on all sides of the affected area. In addition, a patch will not exceed 5
inches in length or width. Patch material will be of type I 17.55-ounce cotton duck cloth, or type III
7.25-ounce nylon duck cloth. Proceed as follows:
Smooth fabric around the damaged area, and secure with pushpins. Do not pin damaged area.
Using a marking aid of contrasting color, mark a square or rectangle around the area to be
patched and ensure one side of marked square or rectangle is parallel to warp or filling of fabric.