ARMY TM 10-1670-281-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-32-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-32
Figure 2-16. Canopy Vent Ties Completed.
(2) Applying tension.
(a) Insure that the two risers are attached to the body of a 3/4-inch suspension clevis and the
applicable nut and screw are installed on the clevis.
(b) Connect the clevis to a tension device and apply tension.
A tension jack, chain hoist, power winch, or a vehicle may be used as a
tension device when applying tension to the cargo parachute canopy.
(3) Folding the gores. The canopy gores are folded into two groups of 32 gores each as follows:
(a) At a point below the canopy skirt and adjacent to the skirt reinforcement (lower lateral band),
position a large line separator between the two suspension line groups and insert line 32 into
the left slot of the separator and line 33 into the right slot (figure 2-17).
(b) While holding line 33 in position in the line separator, pick up the right suspension line group
(figure 2-18) and throw the right group of gores and lines over the left group of gores and