ARMY TM 10-1670-281-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-32-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-32
(5) Stowing the canopy, suspension lines and deployment line.
(a) Remove the bag inversion made in (1)(a), above.
(b) Working from the crown to the skirt, S-fold the canopy into the bag (figure 2-97).
Figure 2-97. Canopy Stowed in Bag.
(c) S-fold the suspension lines to the width of the bag. Secure the folded lines in the center with a
rubber retainer band (figure 2-98).
(d) Insert the folded suspension lines into the pilot parachute bag.
(e) S-fold the deployment line length into the pilot parachute bag and position the deployment line
connector link at the lower center of the bag open end.
(6) Closing the pilot parachute bag. Using a single length of ticket No. 5 cotton thread, pass one thread end
through the top bag closing loop, through the deployment line connector link assembly, through the bottom bag
closing loop, back through the deployment line link, and through the opposite side of the top bag closing loop.
Pull the thread ends tight and make a tie with a surgeon's knot and a locking knot (figure 2-99). Trim tie ends
to 2 inches.