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
f. Pass the running ends of each tie through strap handle of top Extraction Line Panel. Secure
each tie to bottom strap handle with alternating half hitches (figure 13).
6. Attach Extraction Bridle to Deployment Bag Bridle Straps.
a. Disassemble two of the previous installed connector links tied to the parachute bridle straps.
Ensure that the connector links are not routed through the bridle loop of the parachute.
b. Using connector link, attach the parachute attaching webs to parachute deployment bag bridle
strap and reassemble connector (figure 13).
c. Fold the remaining bridle to the parachute attaching web and tape it to center extraction bridle
7. 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 to the pendulum line attachment loop
with alternating half hitches and tape.
b. Remove the temporary canopy breakcord tie installed during packing of parachute.
c. Cut an 18-inch length of type III nylon cord for replacing canopy breakcord tie.
d. Route the type III nylon cord through the canopy bridle loop, around deployment bag bridle loop
straps and through connector link. Secure tie with surgeons knot, locking knot, and an overhand knot in
the running ends (figure 13).
Figure 13. Two 28-Foot Extraction Parachutes Secured to
Extraction Line Bag/Bridle Attached.
Folded and Taped
Inside Tie Loops Top
and Bottom Secured