23. Rotate harness/container so that open end of ripcord housing faces down with ripcord cable in a
24. Secure ripcord handle by hand to prevent ripcord pin withdrawal when weight is applied.
25. A 20-pound weight attached to the center of the ripcord grip (care shall be exercised not to impose an
impact load) shall readily withdraw ripcord grip from pocket.
26. When ripcord grip has been removed from pocket, carefully remove the 20-pound weight.
The following ripcord pull test and stroke simulator test are
performed on all MC-4 systems each time the reserve parachute is