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  • 1) Folds parachutes according to specifications and packs chutes in bag: Draws canopy of parachute from pack cover to its full length on surface of long bench.

  • 2) Straightens shrouds to eliminate coils or tangles.

  • 3) Folds canopy lengthwise on its seams, one segment over another.

  • 4) Loops each shroud and forces it into retaining clip of pack cover.

  • 5) Folds canopy in fanfold arrangement and places in pack cover.

  • 6) Places pilot chute over parachute canopy, forces spring flat with hands, and secures it in place with release devices, such as ripcord, barometric pressure release, electromechanical release, or explosive charge.

  • 7) Inspects canopy, shroud, buckles, and harness straps for damage or wear.

  • 8) Must be licensed by Federal Aviation Administration.

  • 9) May be designated Master Rigger when additionally qualified through experience to meet Federal Aviation Administration requirements.




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DOT:   912.684-010

Job Number: 7207