Figure 3-23.-Automatic parachute ripcord release assembly.
the inside faces up. Attach and crimp one end of
both short container spring opening bands to the
container eyes with hooks facing down (fig. 3-24).
You will find that different parachutes use
different lengths of arming cables. There are also
several different time-delay cartridges that can be
used at this time. Before you attempt to install
the arming cable or the cartridge, check the
NAVAIR 13-1-6.2 to ensure you are using the
Inspect, arm, and assemble the automatic
parachute ripcord release in accordance with the
NAVAIR 13-1-6.2. Record the time delay, lot
number, DODIC, part number, type of cartridge,
and the expiration date on the Parachute
Configuration, Inspection, and History Card.
Now you are ready to install the ripcord
release into the ripcord release pocket, close the
slide fastener, and secure the protector flap.
Insert the power cable through the buttonhole
in the top end of the container. Route the end of
the arming cable housing through the housing port
located in the right side of the release pocket and
through the buttonhole located on the right side
of the container (fig. 3-25).
Close the fastener flaps of the release pocket.
Figure 3-24.-Installing retaining bands.
Figure 3-25.Inserting power cable.