ARMY TM 10-1670-281-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-32-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-32
2-52. 68-Inch Pilot Parachute.
This task covers: a. Inspect b. Service c. Repair d. Replace-
Knife, Item 4, Appendix B
Cord, Nylon, Type II, Item 12, Appendix D
Knife, Hot Metal, Item 5, Appendix B
Cord Nylon, Type III, Item 14/15, Appendix D
Screwdriver, Item 22, Appendix B
Marking Aid, Item 25/26, Appendix D
Sewing Machine, Darning, Item 20, Appendix B
Thread, Nylon, Size E, Item 39/40, Appendix D
Sewing Machine, Light-Duty, Item 16, Appendix B
Thread, Nylon, Size FF, Item 41, Appendix D
Sewing Machine, Zig-Zag, Item 17, Appendix B
Webbing Nylon Type 1, 9/16-inch, Item 52/53,
Separator, Link, Item 23, Appendix B
Splicing Aid, Item 25, Appendix B
Webbing, Nylon, Type IV, 1 -inch, Item 61,
Cloth, Nylon, Parachute, Type I, 11 oz.. Item 9,
Cleaned, Paragraph 2-12
Inspected, Paragraph 2-9, 2-13
Cloth, Nylon, Parachute, Type II, 1.6 oz, Item 10,
Laid out on work table
a. Inspection. Inspect a 68-inch-diameter pilot parachute used with G-12D and G-12E 64-foot-diameter
cargo parachutes in accordance with paragraphs 2-9 and 2-13, using the procedures in table 2-1.
b. Service. Service a 68-inch-diameter pilot parachute by cleaning and drying the canopy and associated
parachute components in accordance with paragraph 2-12.
When performing a repair on a 68-inch-diameter pilot-parachute canopy which
requires the cutting of stitching of an original part, insure that adjacent canopy
material is not damaged during the cuffing process.
(1) Parachute connector link assembly.
(a) Repair. Repair a parachute connector link assembly as outlined in paragraph 2-32. As required,
tighten the connector link screws using a suitable size flat-tip (common-head) screwdriver.
(b) Replacement. Replace an unserviceable parachute connector link assembly with a serviceable item
from stock, using the procedures in paragraph 2-32.