ARMY TM 10-1670-282-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-30-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-33
Rigger Rolling. Personnel parachute assemblies will be rigger rolled prior to being sent to or returned from a
parachute repair activity for ease of handling and to prevent suspension line entanglement. Rigger roll a parachute as
Place the parachute in proper layout and apply partial tension.
Grasp the right and left suspension line groups. Using a fast circular motion, flip each of the two gore groups
up and to the center radial seam. Tighten each gore group roll by hand bringing both rolled gore groups
together at the center radial seam (A, figure 2-69).
Release tension and disconnect the canopy vent from the vent attaching device.
Fold the canopy vent down between the rolled gore groups to a point within 18 inches of the canopy skirt
Beginning at the folded upper end of the canopy, roll the canopy tightly toward the, canopy skirt (B, figure 2-
69). Ensure the width of the rolled canopy does not exceed the width of the applicable parachute pack.
Continue rolling the canopy toward the lower end of the suspension lines and risers, locating the lines and
riser webbing around the center of the roll (C, figure 2-69).
Disconnect the suspension lines/risers from the attaching device and place the rolled canopy assembly on
top of the pack.
Secure the rolled canopy assembly within the confines of the pack using a length of suitable type cord (D,