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Parachute Line Tier

Tie shroud lines and suspension cords to signal-flare parachutes.

What does a Parachute Line Tier do?

Ties shroud lines and suspension cords to signal-flare parachutes: Threads ends of shroud lines through eyelets in edge of parachute and ends of suspension cords through eyes of swivels to which flares are attached. Ties knots in lines and cords to secure them. May cut holes in parachute edge for insertion of shroud lines, using scissors. May verify length of attached suspension cords or shroud lines, using flexible steel tape. May tend machine that attaches eyelets to parachutes. May be designated according to line or cord attached as Shroud-Line Tier; Suspension-Cord Tier.