Parachute riggers trained to maintain parachute under instructor's guidance in United States.
United States USA Date:1967 Duration:3 min 35 sec Sound:Yes
Airplane in air. Riggers with their parachutes. They jump from the plane and open their parachute. Riggers land on ground. A rigger removes his parachute after landing. Riggers sitting in maintenance shed. An instructor guides them to operate sewing machine through a model. A light duty sewing machine is used to patch canopy of parachute. A part of parachute canopy patched is displayed. Parker, a rigger operates a heavy duty sewing machine to repair harness of the parachute. Suspension lines are sown on a zigzag sewing machine. Hook is attached on a parachute on a hook and eye attachment sewing machine. The rib-cord is reinforced on a bar tacking machine. Holes are darned in the parachute canopy on a darning machine. Riggers darn holes with hands. They also replace hooks and harness assemblies. Parker works in the maintenance shed on a table. He checks canopy and notes on a pad. He also checks the suspension lines and harness assembly.
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