FM (FM )/ MCWP 7/AFMAN/ NAVSEA SSAF- MMO STATIC LINE PARACHUTING TECHNIQUES AND TRAINING. Field manual contains basic and advanced training and techniques for static line parachuting. It is designed to standardize procedures for initial. Static Line Parachuting Techniques and Training April TC (FM 3- ) / MCWP / AFMAN / NAVSEA SSAF-MMO

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Number 2 and number 3 pull the drag pad. Parachutist Ankle Brace It is a five-foot, flat, circular parachute with bridle line and is constructed from zero-porosity nylon parachute cloth and marquisette netting. Every command requires specific actions by each parachutist. Winds on the drop zone may cause a parachutist to be injured from being dragged along the ground. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: The parachutist continues to execute a diagonal slip to avoid the trees.

Turning the feet toward the direction of drift.

The jumper maneuvers the Tseries parachute using slips. Safety wire and lanyard.

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Remove all air items. During jump phase training, the student makes five qualifying jumps from aircraft at an altitude of 1, feet AGL Tablepage Inspect the lowering line from where it exits the stow pocket to the point it disappears into the pack tray.

The bottom of the shell should align with the top of the sole. This portion of the skirt forms a secondary lobe that fills with air and enlarges at the expense of the rest of the canopy.

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Effectively, the jumper drags the parachute behind him, causing the upward-rushing wind to force open and inflate the canopy. Partially tighten two front straps. Static line and nomenclature. Modified Improved 3-212.20 Parachute System When executing the right-front Parachutting, he rotates to the left. He first rotates his arms to the sides and down at a degree angle. Parachute control is pqrachuting to avoid other parachutists in the air and to avoid hitting obstacles on the ground.


The pack tray is described as follows: One instructor is required for each mock door in use. He keeps his equipment attached and wears his ballistic helmet. On this command, each parachutist: Rotating the upper body into the ground. Until removed for fitting by parachutists, parachutes and reserves should remain in the kit bags and protected from moisture during storage to prevent mildew.

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When using the MIRPS, the jumper ensures his left hand covers the ripcord protector flap to control the spring-loaded deployment assistance device.

The inspection procedures are simple, and their sequence is not important. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: The aim of static line progression is to train students to maintain the correct, stable body position upon exiting the aircraft, and to teach how to deploy the canopy via the pilot chute mechanism. Once students are familiar with the techniques, they progress to the 2-foot high platform, the lateral drift apparatus, and the swing landing trainer.

Harnesses and Lowering Line If a parachutist becomes entangled with one or more suspension lines of another parachute, the parachutist does one of the following, depending on the type of parachute being used. Load Distribution This ring is connected to a modified harness worn by students during training on the tower. Jumpmaster Procedures He wraps his legs around the suspension lines of the reserve parachute and then carefully gets out of the harness.


Parachutists must be alert in the air and warn each other of impending collisions. If this signal is used, it is explained during the JM’s briefing.

A modified Linf riser assembly is used, which facilitates training on a simulated Tseries or MCl-series parachute. To do this, the following five fleshy portions of the body must contact the ground in sequence: Movement from Assembly Areas During tower week, students must complete two 4-mile runs at the same standard Table and one 5-mile off-track run.

To ensure that the maximum number of parachutists can safely exit an aircraft, a means of controlling their actions inside the aircraft just before exiting is necessary.

The apex vent lines with centering lines keep the bridle loop in place and the canopy even during deployment. The canopy turns inside out with no decrease in its lifting surface.

Type of Load M60 Packed Assembled This leaves much less material “in the wind” behind the plane after the jumper has parachutlng. One ropeman safety is located between points 2 and 3 and the other between points 6 and 7 on the beaded path 2 total. The size codes for lind are small, less than men’s size 8, 02G NSN ; medium, men’s sizes 8 through 11, 02H NSN ; or large, larger than men’s size 11, NSN Check Canopy and Gain Canopy Control

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