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
d. Beginning at lower left corner of panels, secure one end of the 95-inch ½ inch tubular nylon bag
closing tie to lacing loops located on outside corner of the top and bottom panels with three
alternating half-hitches and an overhand knot in the running end.
e. Using running end of attached 95-inch closing tie, lace lower end of panels closed, working from
bottom to top and left to right, forming half-hitches between closing loops. Secure end of closing tie
with three alternating half hitches and an overhand knot in the running end. Trim excess (figure 11).
Figure 11. Extraction Line Bag Closed.
f. Secure top and bottom-closing loops together on left and right sides with six 10-inch bag closing
ties. Secure ties with a surgeons knot and locking knot.
g. Beginning at upper top center bridle attaching loops, pass one end of remaining 95-inch closing tie
(temporary handling tie) through top center, bottom right, top right, bottom center, top left, bottom left
and back through top center loops. Remove slack from tie and secure ends with a surgeons knot and
locking knot (figure 12).
Temporary handling tie is for handling and transport only. Remove aboard the aircraft.