a. The instructions in this sections are for the information and
guidance of personnel responsible for operation of the life preserver.
b. The operator must know how to perform every operation of
which the life preserver is capable. This section contains instructions
on fitting and adjusting, inflating, and deflating the B-7 life preserver.
Fit and adjust the life preserver
prior to donning the parachute
2-2. Fitting and Adjusting
When a life preserver is issued, it should be fitted to the wearer as
a. Adjust the position of the flotation cell containers on the waist
strap so that a container w ill be directly beneath each armpit (fig. 2-1).