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
Ensure that the extraction line stows do not shift out of position.
c. Cut one 95-inch length of ½-inch tubular nylon. Cut one 95-inch length and six 10-inch
lengths of type I, ¼-inch cotton webbing to be used as bag closing ties.
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 the 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 ½-inch tubular nylon bag closing ties, 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 a knot in the running end.
Trim off excess.
f. Secure top and bottom closing loops together on left and right sides with six 10-inch bag closing
ties. Secure ties with surgeons knot and locking knot (figure 11).
Figure 11. Extraction Line Bag Closed.
g. Beginning at upper top center bridle attaching loops, pass one end of remaining 95-inch type
I, ¼-inch cotton webbing bag 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 surgeons knot and locking knot (figure 12).
95 IN Bag
10 IN Bag