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
This tie is for handling and transport only. Remove aboard aircraft.
Figure 12. Temporary Handling Tie.
h. Fold and secure running ends of extraction line to carrying handles using type I, ¼-inch cotton
i. Attach a data tag to completed Extraction Line Bag. Data tag will identify the person
who stowed it, date stowed, length, and the number of loops.
5. Secure Parachute.
a. Place two 28-foot extraction parachutes on top of Extraction Line Bag centered, with
parachute deployment bag V-rings side facing up.
b. Align parachute deployment bag bridle with edge of bridle end on Extraction Line Bag.
c. Cut four 24-inch lengths of type III nylon cord, used to secure the two parachutes together.
d. Pass the type III nylon cord, one turn single, through the parachute deployment bag inside tie
loops at the top, bottom, front, and rear. Secure tie with surgeons knot and locking knot and an
overhand knot in the running end.
e. Cut four 36-inch lengths of type I, ¼ inch cotton webbing, fold in half and girth-hitch a length to
each bottom tie loop on the parachute deployment bag.
95 IN Temporary
10 IN Closing Tie
(3 EA Side)