TM 10-1670-292-23&P 0023 00
MC1-1C/MC1-1D TROOP BACK PARACHUTE ASSEMBLY
THIS TASK COVERS:
Inspect and Repair
Knife (Item 13, WP 0042 00)
Sewing Machine, Light-Duty, Zig-Zag (Table 1,
WP 0012 00)
Sewing Machine, Medium-Light, Zig-Zag
(Table 1, WP 0012 00)
Presser Foot, Modified (WP 0056 00)
Shears (Item 28, WP 0042 00)
Cloth Netting, Nylon, 3¾-in. sq. Mesh, 18-in.
Width (Item 10, WP 0055 00)
Thread, Nylon, Size E (Item 49/52, WP 0055 00)
92R(10) Parachute Rigger
Unpacked. Laid flat on repair table.
Group No. 01, MAC (WP 0045 00)
WP 0056 00
The following procedures describe basic netting repairs normally
required. This should not be understood to mean that these repairs
are the only authorized repairs. Any time supervisory parachute
maintenance personnel determine that other repairs are necessary
to maintain the basic integrity of the net assembly, they may be
made using the following basic criteria.
Procedures in WP 0056 00 may be used to modify the zig-zag
sewing machine presser foot which will assist in the repair and
replacement of the anti-inversion net.
INSPECT AND REPAIR
Due to the net not bearing any weight, the objectives in making repairs to the net are as follows: to prevent
damage to the parachutes suspension lines and lower lateral bands; to avoid excessive accumulation of
net material during repairs; and to maintain the net in a serviceable condition at minimum cost. To
achieve these objectives, the following guidelines are to be followed in making inspections and repairs: