ARMY TM 10-1670-281-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-32-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-32
2-17. Packing the 64 Foot Cargo Parachute, Model G-12E.
This task covers:
d. Padding the G-12E Parachute Assembly
e. Padding the 68-Inch Diameter Pilot
c. Preparing Parachute for
Line Separator, Item 7, Appendix B
Webbing, Nylon, Tubular, 1/2-In., Item 57, Appendix D
Knife, Item 4, Appendix B
Rubber Bands, Item 63, Appendix D
Yardstick Item 24, Appendix B
Separator, Link Item 23, Appendix B
Parachute cleaned (reference paragraph 2-12)
and given a shakeout (reference paragraph 2-11).
Cloth, Cotton, Muslin, Item 5/6, Appendix D
Cord, Nylon, Type III, item 14/15, Appendix D
Marking Aid, Item 25/26, Appendix D
Paper, Kraft, Item 22, Appendix D
DA PAM 738-751
Tape, Pressure Sensitive, item 34, Appendix D
Thread, Cotton, Size 8/4, Item 37, Appendix D
DA PAM 738-750
Thread, Cotton, Size 8/7, Item 38, Appendix D
Webbing, Cotton, Type I, 1/4-in.,
Item 48, Appendix D
Failure to detect areas of damage may result in malfunction of the parachute
and injury or loss of life to personnel.
"AII inspection data pockets that are located on the bridle loop shall be
removed and relocated to a riser. Packet shall be located 1 1/2 inches
above the keeper at the clevis attaching loop IAW paragraph 2-34."
a. Inspection. If defects or damages are discovered during inspection of a parachute, the parachute must
be rigger-rolled and processed for maintenance in accordance with paragraph 2-13e and DA PAM 738-751. A
rigger type inspection and a pack-in-process inspection must be performed in conjunction with each packing of
a parachute (refer to paragraph 2-13).
(1) Modified/rigger-type inspection. During packing of each parachute, it must be given a rigger-type
inspection by the packers in accordance with paragraph 2-13(2).
(2) Pack-in-process inspection. A pack-in-process inspection must be performed by a designated
supervisory rigger, other than the packers, at seven intervals during the packing procedure. The inspection is
performed to ensure that the parachute is packed according to authorized packing procedures. (Refer to
b. Orientation. Throughout this manual, all directions (right, left, upper, lower, top, bottom, clockwise, and
counterclockwise) are given from the rigger's point of view, as the rigger stands looking from the parachute
riser (tension device) toward the canopy vent (stationary post). See figure 2-51.