ARMY TM 10-1670-294-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-33-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-34
Top, that portion of the equipment that Is farthest from the packing surface
Bottom, that portion of the equipment that is nearest to the packing surface
c. Preparing Parachute for Proper Layout. Place packing tools In convenient locations near packing area. Lay
the canopy assembly lengthwise on the packing surface, attach the bridal loop to the stationary post (figure 2-9)
and elongate canopy.
Figure 2-9. Canopy Attached to Stationary Post.
When inversion, turns, tangles and twist are present In the canopy assembly, the
proper sequence for removal to achieve proper layout is to remove an inversion
first, remove turns secondly, then remove tangles and, finally, remove twist.
d. Removing Inversions.
(1) Canopy inversion. Check canopy vent lines to determine If canopy has been inverted. Canopy Is
Inverted when vent lines are located Inside upper lateral band (see figure 2-10). Remove Inversion as follows:
(a) Detach bridal loop from stationary post and pass vent through canopy.
(b) Pass vent out of canopy skirt, between two adjacent suspension lines (figure 2-10).