MC-4 RAM AIR FREE-FALL PERSONNEL PARACHUTE SYSTEM
SUSPENSION LINE ATTACHING LOOP
0036 00-1/(2 Blank)
THIS TASK COVERS:
Sewing Machine, Double Box-X (Table 1, WP 0015 00)
Stitch Removal Tool (Item 40, WP 0063 00)
Ink, Marking (Item 25/26, WP 0076 00)
Thread, Nylon, Size E (Item 43/44, WP 0076 00)
92R (10) Parachute Rigger
Lay out on packing table or
other suitable area.
1. If loose or broken threads are present, restitch with size E nylon thread in accordance with WP
2. The suspension line-attaching loop may need to be removed and reattached in order to repair a
portion of the damaged canopy. Remove and reattach the suspension line attaching loop as
a. Using an authorized marking aid of contrasting color, mark the original location of the
suspension line-attaching loop using the adjoining loaded rib as a guide to determine where to
reattach the suspension line-attaching loop.
b. Using the stitch removal tool, carefully remove the suspension line attachment loop from the
c. Repair canopy damage as outlined in the applicable WP.
d. Using a double box-X pattern sewing machine, size E nylon thread and 56 stitches per inch,
reattach the suspension line-attaching loop over the original stitch pattern location previously
e. Perform continuity check IAW WP 0005 00 or WP 0006 00
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