ARMY TM 10-1670-278-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-26-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-27
1-10. Safety, Care, and Handling.
Safety. It Is imperative that you observe all safety precautions specified on the warning page in the front of
this manual. You must also observe specific warnings and cautions specified throughout this manual. The warnings are
provided to tell you how to protect yourself from death or serious Injury.
Care and Handling.
Use care in handling packed parachutes as metal parts could cause personal injury.
Remove all jewelry when packing or performing maintenance on the parachute. Damage to the canopy
materials could result from watches, rings, bracelets, etc.
Use every effort to protect the parachute from the weather elements, dust, dirt, oil, grease, acids, and
Cover canopy during periods of inactivity. Avoid exposing canopy to prolonged exposure to sunlight,
Inspection lights or fluorescent lights. Nylon material is subject to deterioration under ultraviolet light.
Use a heated building to store parachutes when available. Store parachute in a dry, well ventilated
location, protected from pilferage, dampness, fire, dirt, insects, rodents, and direct sunlight.