EXTRACTION LINE PANEL PROCEDURES FOR C-17 GLOBEMASTER III 0016 00
STOWING THE 140-FOOT THREE LOOP EXTRACTION LINE TO THE EXTRACTION
LINE PANEL WITH EXTRACTION BRIDLE ATTACHED
c. Cut six 24-inch lengths of type I, ¼-inch cotton webbing. Girth hitch 3 ties to the left and right
stow loop rows of the bottom panel using stow loops 1, 6, and 12 on the right side of the bottom
panel. Make an overhead knot 3-inches from the bottom of the stow loop (figure 4).
Figure 4. Extraction Line Bag with Ties Install.
d. Cut two 36 x 16-inch pieces of cotton muslin cloth and three 36-inch lengths of type I, ¼-
inch cotton webbing and position at lower end of bottom panel.
e. Cut and lay aside a 36 x 38-inch sheet of kraft paper for use as a line separator.
f. Place a 140-foot three-loop extraction line at the upper end of the pack table.
g. Measure and mark a point on the extraction line 3-feet from one end (parachute attaching point).
h. Route marked end of extraction line from upper end of panel to lower end along right row of stow
loops, align 3-foot mark with lower edge of panel.
3. Stow Extraction Line.
a. Wrap the extraction line with one piece of 36 x 16-inch cotton muslin cloth at a point immediately
above the 3-foot mark on the extraction line. Ensure cotton muslin runs the entire length of the panel.
b. Secure wrapped extraction line in three places with two turns single type I, ¼-inch cotton webbing.
Secure with a surgeons knot and locking knot.
The extraction line must be firmly secured to the panel to prevent slippage
and damage during deployment.
c. Secure the extraction line on the right side of bottom panel using one turn type I, ¼-inch cotton
webbing (previously installed), on stow loops 1, 6, and 12 on the right side (figure 5).
18 IN Ties (32)
18 IN Ties (84)
24 IN Ties To Stow Loops 1, 6,
and 12 (left and right side)