T-10C/T-10D TROOP BACK PARACHUTE ASSEMBLY
UPPER LATERAL BAND
THIS TASK COVERS:
Knife (Item 14, WP 0039 00)
Knife, Hot Metal (Item 15, WP 0039 00)
Pot, Melting, Electric (Item 25, WP 0039 00)
Sewing Machine, Medium -Duty (Table 1, WP 0012 00)
Shears (Item 29, WP 0039 00)
Thread, Nylon, Size E (Item 47/44, WP 0053 00)
Webbing, Nylon, 1-inch, Tubular (Item 57, WP 0053 00)
92R(10) Parachute Rigger
Unpacked. Canopy laid flat.
Group No. 01, MAC (WP 0039 00)
Table 1, WP 0012 00
1. Restitching of the upper lateral band is authorized. Use a medium-duty sewing machine and size E,
nylon thread of contrasting color. Stitch over the original stitch pattern. Lock each row of stitches 2-
inches at each end.
The upper lateral bands may be spliced only once and will not be
2. Damage Between Radial Seams. Repair as follows:
a. Cut stitching of two apex/vent lines on each side of the damaged area and move the lines to one
b. Invert the apex and smooth the canopy around the damaged area.
c. Cut a piece of 1-inch tubular, nylon, webbing, long enough to extend 1-inch beyond the outside the
edge of the second radial seam on each side of the damaged area. Sear or dip the ends of the