EXTRACTION LINE PANEL PROCEDURES FOR C-17 GLOBEMASTER III 0018 00
STOWING 120/140-FOOT SIX LOOP EXTRACTION LINE TO EXTRACTION
LINE PANEL WITH EXTRACTION LINE BRIDLE ATTACHED
Figure 4. Extraction Line Bag with Ties Installed.
d. Cut two 36 x 16-inch pieces of cotton muslin cloth and five 36-inch lengths of type I, ¼-inch
cotton webbing and position at the 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 six-loop extraction line at upper end of pack table.
g. Measure and mark a point on the extraction line 4-feet from one end (parachute attaching
h. Route marked end of extraction line from the upper end of panel to lower end along right row
of stow loops aligning the 4-foot mark with the 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 4-foot mark on the extraction line. Ensure cotton muslin runs the entire
length of the panel (figure 5).
b. Secure wrapped extraction line in 5 places with two turns single 36-inch lengths of type I, ¼-inch
cotton webbing. Secure with a surgeons knot and locking knot (figure 5).
The extraction line must be firmly secured to the panel to prevent slippage
and damage during deployment.
c. Tie extraction line on right side of bottom panel with one turn 24-inch length of type I, ¼-inch
cotton webbing with ties on stow loops 1, 6, and 12 on the right side. Secure with a surgeons
knot and locking knot (figure 5).
1, 6. and 12
18 IN Ties (42)
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