MC-4 RAM AIR FREE-FALL PERSONNEL PARACHUTE SYSTEM
PACKING PROCEDURES MAIN PARACHUTE
THIS TASK COVERS
Attaching Risers to Harness
Layout and Line Check
Setting Deployment Brakes
Stowing Canopy in Deployment Bag
Stowing Suspension Lines
Installing Automatic Opening Device
Pins, Temporary Locking (Item 31, WP 006300)
Stroke Simulator (Item 41, WP 0063 00)
Band, Rubber Retainer (Item 4, WP 0076 00)
Cord, Nylon, Type III (Item 13, WP 0076 00)
Thread, Cotton, Size 24/4 (Item 40, WP 0076 00)
Lay canopy and suspension lines out to
their full length in packing area. Position
container at risers with main and reserve
compartments up and reserve compartment
facing toward canopy and risers.
92R (10) Parachute Rigger
92R (20) Parachute Rigger
Failure to detect areas of damage during packing, or failure to
comply with the following procedure, may result in a malfunction of
the parachute and injury or loss of life to personnel.
The parachute will be packed every 120-days.
Inspect main parachute deployment bag, bridle, pilot parachute, and
safety stow loop for damage.
Remove main parachute ripcord handle and clean with a clean, dry,
lint free cloth. In addition, clean the ripcord handle pocket by
removing any debris. Re-install main parachute ripcord handle.