EXTRACTION LINE PANEL PROCEDURES FOR C-17 GLOBEMASTER III 0017 00
ATTACHING THE 28-FOOT EXTRACTION PARACHUTE TO THE 140-FOOT, THREE
LOOP EXTRACTION LINE AND EXTRACTION LINE BAG
3. Replace Breakcord Tie.
a. Slide safety loop from bent V-Ring and fold under the deployment bag. Run pendulum line under
the deployment bag and through the safety loop. Tie through the pendulum line attachment loop with
alternating half hitches and tape.
b. Remove the temporary canopy breakcord tie installed during packing of the parachute.
c. Cut an 18-inch length of type III nylon cord for use in replacing canopy breakcord tie.
d. Route the type III nylon cord one turn single, through canopy bridle loop, around deployment bag
bridle loop straps and through connector link. Secure tie with a surgeons knot, locking knot and
overhand knot in running end (figure 2).
Figure 2. 28 Extraction Parachute Secured to Extraction Line Bag.
Deployment Bag Bottom
Canopy Breakcord Tie
Parachute Attaching Web