MC-6 PERSONNEL PARACHUTE SYSTEM
MAIN PACK TRAY
Sewing Machine, Light Duty (Item 56, WP 0097
92R (10) Parachute Rigger
Sewing Machine, Medium Duty, Zig Zag (Item 57,
Sewing Machine, Heavy Duty (Item 55, WP 0097
Lay out on packing table or other suitable area.
Restitching. Restitch main pack tray using a light duty sewing machine and size E nylon thread that
contrasts the color of the original stitching and material when possible. Restitch directly over the original
stitch pattern as closely as possible with 7 to 11 stitches per inch. Lock each row of stitching 2 inches at
If bartack stitching requires repair, bartacks will be completely removed and a new bartack will be
replaced with the same stitch length and width.
Darn Main Pack Tray
For darning holes, repair of holes are limited to 3/4-inch in diameter.
Refer to WP 0017 00 for General Parachute Repairs procedures.
Repair Main Pack Tray
Refer to WP 0017 00 "General Parachute Repair" for patching. Refer to applicable work packages for
additional items needing repair.