TM 10-1670-292-23&P 0006 00
Parachutes that are deemed unserviceable, by a packing or rigging
activity, will be rigger-rolled (see the ACCORDION
FOLDING/RIGGER ROLLING paragraph detailed in WP 0040 00)
prior to being sent to a repair activity.
Table 1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS).
A - After
ITEM TO BE
Verify that assembly is complete, and no
components are missing. Check for proper
assembly, foreign material, mildew or stains, and log
Canopy Assembly Fabric. Inspect for rips, burns,
holes, tears, dampness, debris, frays, broken or
loose stitching, and marred and illegible marks.
Bridle Loop. Inspect for cuts, breaks, frays, burns,
improper installation, and loose or broken stitching.
Apex Line. Inspect for burns, cuts, thin cords,
breaks, and loose or broken stitching on lateral band
or radial seam.
Upper Lateral Band. Inspect the upper lateral band
for holes, cuts, frays, tears, burns, and loose or
Gore Sections. Inspect the gore sections for
dampness, dirt, foreign material, holes, cuts, snags,
tears, frays, burns, loose or broken stitching, and
marred or illegible markings.
Informational Data Block. Inspect for illegibility of
Radial Seams. Inspect for loose and broken
stitching, holes and tears.
Radial Tapes. Inspect for loose or broken stitching,
holes, tears, and lack of freedom within radial seam.
V-Tabs. Inspect for loose or broken stitching, frays,
tears, burns, and cuts.