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6. After the suspension lines have been cleared, the No. 2 person may hold, or temporarily secure, the
pulley rope while the No. 1 person proceeds to clear debris from other parachute components such
as the risers, harness/container.
7. When all components are free of debris, the No. 2 person will slowly lower the canopy, while the No.
1 person S-folds the suspension lines into the MC-4 kit bag, as applicable.
8. After the suspension lines have been completely folded, the No. 1 person will accordion-fold the
canopy length on top of the folded lines (see WP 0061 00).
9. As the canopy folding is being completed, the No. 1 person disconnects the canopy from the pulley
rope snap. Secure the folded canopy assembly for further handling.
Where dampness and mildew are prevalent, air delivery equipment will be aired at frequent intervals
according to the severity of the prevailing conditions. Parachutes that have been previously packed or
are unpacked, and have been subjected to conditions of dampness or mildew, will be aired for a period of
at least 6-hours prior to being repacked. Air delivery items may be aired either indoors or outdoors, in dry
weather. However, fabric items will not be aired in direct sunlight. Suspending or elevating the applicable
item(s) in a manner that would allow maximum exposure to air circulation may accomplish airing. Outside
facilities used for the shakeout of parachutes may be used for the airing of air delivery equipment, if
weather conditions permit. If the shakeout facilities are inadequate for airing, the applicable item(s) may
be suspended or elevate at several points, or draped over suitable type objects that will not cause
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