require the affected item to be evacuated to a direct support maintenance facility for determination of economic repair
and its application, if applicable.
c. Technical/Rigger-type Inspection Procedures.
(1) Overall inspection. An overall inspection will be made of individual parachutes and other airdrop
equipment items to ascertain the following:
(a) Log record/parachute inspection data pocket and form. As applicable inspect the assembly log
record/ parachute inspection data pocket to insure the Army Parachute Log Record (DA form 10-42 or 3912) is inclosed
and properly attached Further, remove the log record from the pocket and evaluate the recorded entries.
(b) Assembly completeness. Insure that the applicable assembly is complete and no components or
parts are missing.
(c) Operational adequacy. Check the item components and parts to insure proper assembly which
includes attachment and alignment, and that the assembled product function in the prescribed manner. Further insure
that no stitch formation or sewn seam has been omitted, with particular attention directed to static lines, harnesses,
risers, slings, extraction lines, adapter webs, and parachute canopies.
(d) Markings and paint. Inspect each assembly and associated components for faded, illegible,
obliterated, or missing informational data, identification numbers, and warning marks. Also check for chipped, worn, or
peeled paint, as applicable.
(e) Foreign material and stains. Inspect each assembly and related components for the presence of
dirt or similar type foreign material. Also check for evidence of mildew, moisture, oil, grease, pitch, resin, or
contamination by salt water.
(2) Detailed inspection. In addition to the overall inspection performed in (1) above, a detailed inspection will
be performed on the materials which constitute the assembly or component construction using the following criteria, as