MC-6 PERSONNEL PARACHUTE SYSTEM
MAIN CANOPY SKIRT BAND
92R (10) Parachute Rigger
Sewing Machine, Light Duty (Item 56, WP 0097
Unpacked. Laid out flat on repair table.
Webbing, Nylon, Type I, 9/16-inch Wide (Item 58,
Thread, Nylon, Size E, Natural (Item 51, WP
1. Repair damaged between radial seams (figure 1, item 1) as follows:
a. Cut the stitching (figure 1, item 2) of the line loop on each side of the damaged area (figure 1,
b. Invert the canopy (figure 1, item 4) and smooth the canopy around the damaged area.
Cut a piece of natural 9/16-inch nylon webbing, long enough to extend 6 inches on each side of
the damaged area.
d. Position the tape over the damaged area of the skirt band (figure 1, item 5).
e. Using a light-duty sewing machine, and size E nylon thread, stitch in place with two continuous
rows of stitching, 7 to 11 stitches per inch. Overstitch the ends of the tape by 2 inches.
Reposition the line loop, sew in place according to the original construction.