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Single Knife Parachute Release Strap. This parachute release strap (1) is made of 1 ¾-inch wide by 8-
foot-long (4.4-cm wide by 2.4-m long) type VIII cotton webbing. A release knife (2) is attached to one end of
the strap and a quick-fit fastener (3) is attached 6-inches (15 cm) from the knife. This strap provides a
means for cutting the parachute restraint strap, releasing the cargo parachutes from the load.
Multi-Knife Parachute Release Strap. The multi-cut parachute release strap is made of 1-inch-wide, 11-
foot-long (2.5-cm wide, 3.4-m long), type III nylon webbing (1). Up to three release knives (2) can be
attached to loops that are 10 ½-inches (27-cm) long. The strap provides a means for cutting the parachute
restraint strap, releasing the cargo parachute from the load.
3-Point Coupling Link Assembly. The three-point link coupling assembly provides for three extraction
parachutes to be connected to the extraction line. It consists of two aluminum alloy side plates (1), and
three spacers (2) with 3 bolts (3) and hexagon nuts (4).