MC-6 PERSONNEL PARACHUTE SYSTEM
MAIN CANOPY CONNECTOR LINK
92R (10) Parachute Rigger
Separator, Connector Link (Item 50, WP 0097
Control links laid out on table.
L-bar connector link assemblies are used on MC-6 personnel parachutes. Quick-fit link
assemblies are not to be used on the MC-6 parachute.
Repair an L-bar connector link (figure 1, item 1) assembly as follows:
1. Cleaning. Remove burrs, rough spots, rust, or corrosion from a parachute connector link assembly
(figure 1, item 1) by either filing with a metal file or by buffing with a crocus cloth.
2. Replacing a locking screw. Replace a damaged or missing locking screw (figure 1, item 2) on a
parachute connector link (figure 1, item 1) with a serviceable item from stock.
A parachute connector link assembly, regardless of type, that is damaged beyond repair will be replaced
with a serviceable L-bar parachute connector link assembly from stock. Use the following procedures:
1. Using a suitable sized, flat-tip (slotted-head) screwdriver, remove the two locking screws (figure 1,
item 2) from the ends of a replacement L-bar parachute connector link assembly (figure 1, item 1)
and dissemble the link.
2. Using a suitable sized, flat-tip (slotted-head) screwdriver, remove the two locking screws (figure 1,
item 2) from the damaged, original parachute connector link assembly (figure 1, item 1).
Disassemble the link assembly, using a link separator, if necessary. If the connector link contains
suspension lines, ensure the lines are not allowed to slide off the damaged link during the
3. As applicable, position an L-bar, of the replacement link assembly, adjacent to the disassembled
original link assembly; slide the suspension lines from the damaged link onto the replacement link L-
4. If required, pass the remaining L-bar of the replacement link through the attaching loop of the
5. Fit the replacement link L-bars together and ensure the L-bar leg is engaged by tapping the end of
each L-bar with a rawhide mallet.