1. Insert temporary closing pins into the two pack closing loops so that the reserve does not deploy
when the handle is pulled.
2. Aggressively exercise the reserve handle by pulling it five times in each direction diagonally towards
the corners of the reserve pack tray. Reinsert the handle tuck tabs (top, bottom, two sides) after each
Do not reseat the curved pins during pull exercise. Doing so
may cause severe injury or death to the parachutist.
3. Reseat the curved pins of the reserve handle. Remove the temporary closing pins holding the
reserve closing loops.
4. Reinsert the reserve handle tuck tabs (top, bottom, two sides) after each pulling exercise. This will
serve to break-in the handle.
Do not stand directly underneath the T-11R, in the event of
accidental activation. Being hit by the ejector spring may cause
severe injury. Stand off to one side of the T-11R when
conducting both the 14-pound and 27-pound pull test.