Extractor Cap. The reserve extractor cap (figure 16, item 1) is 6 inches in diameter and manufactured
from Textured Nylon Duck Cloth (MIL-C-43734) fabric. During the parachute packing process it is placed
on top of the folded canopy, providing protection from the pack tray flaps.
Figure 16. Extractor Cap.
Closing Loop, Reserve. The reserve closing loop (figure 17, item 1) is manufactured from Spectra
cord. It is a prefabricated loop that is fitted to the base of the reserve ejector spring. The length of the loop
is regulated to control the pull force on the reserve ripcord pins.
Figure 17. Reserve Closing Loop.
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