c. Pass the snap hook of the USL extension through the 3½-inch loop, on the USL.
d. Continue passing the snap hook through the 3½-inch loop until a taut girth-hitch is made securing
the USL extension to the USL. (There will be a half-twist in the 3½-inch loop when forming the
4. Technical/rigger-type inspection. Before each parachute is packed by air delivery, it must be given a
technical/rigger-type inspection by the packer, in accordance with WP 0009 00.
5. Pack-in-process inspection. A designated supervisory rigger, other than the packer, must perform a
pack-in-process inspection at seven intervals during the packing procedure. The inspection is
performed to ensure that the parachute is packed according to authorized packing procedures (refer to
WP 0009 00).
Throughout this manual, all directions (right, left, upper, lower, top, bottom, clockwise, and
counterclockwise) are given from the riggers point of view, as the rigger stands at the tension plate end of
the packing table, facing the apex-hook end of the table.