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Flat Packing

Flat Packing a BASE canopy, step by step…

Flat Packing

Of course you can’t learn to pack your life-saving parachute from a video, but they are a useful reference and background material. Practice makes perfect, it’s worth repeating to improve your efficiency, neatness and confidence.

Packing Stages

  • Using weights and clamps
  • Keeping it neat
  • Tips
  • Line check
  • Setting brakes
  • Laying out the canopy
  • Flaking
  • Using clamps on tabs
  • Cleaning up the lines
  • Neatening the attachment points
  • Aligning seams in the tail
  • Attaching the tailgate
  • Stowing lines in the tail pocket
  • Reduction folds
  • Routing the bridle
  • Closing the container
  • Pin orientation
  • Packing the pilot chute
  • Accounting for your tools



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