ARMY TM 10-1670-281-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-32-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-32
d. Packing the G-12D Parachute.
(1) Serving the canopy vent
(a) Remove the canopy bridle loop from the stationary post, insuring the dressed vent
reinforcement (upper lateral band) is not disturbed unnecessarily, and slide the bridle loop to
one side of the canopy vent lines.
(b) Cut a 10-inch square piece of type 11 cotton muslin cloth and wrap the cloth around the
center of the vent lines.
(c) Center the canopy bridle loop on the wrapped portion of the vent lines.
(d) Bring the cloth wrap ends together to form a loop around the bridle loop. Secure the cloth
wrap ends together with a 24-inch length of 1/4-inch wide, type I cotton webbing. Make the
tie with two turns single and secure the tie with a surgeon's knot and a locking knot. Trim tie
ends to 2 inches (figure 2-15).
(e) At a point 2 inches above that part of the bridle loop through which the vent lines pass, make
a tie around the bridle loop using a 24-inch length of 1/4-inch wide, type I cotton webbing
(figure 2-16). Make the tie with two turns single and secure the tie with a surgeons knot and
locking knot. Trim tie ends to 2 inches. Reconnect the bridle loop to the stationary post.
Figure 2-15. Canopy Vent Lines Wrapped and Secured.