Skydiving Hot Tip of the Week: How to Close a Pull-Out Pilot Chute System

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Pull-out pilot chutes have been around just as long as the more popular throw-out system; Bill Booth of United Parachute Technologies (then known as The Uninsured Relative Workshop) patented both at the same time in the early 1970s. After that, almost all of the manufacturers began offering a pull-out system on their rigs (most still do), and lots of jumpers chose to use it over a belly or leg mounted throw-out system.

Today, Ryan Clough from Skydiving.com and the Seamless Rigging Team shows us how to close a pullout system.

Note: Always close container bottom to top to right to left, unless your container manufacturer requires otherwise.

Check back next week for our next Skydiving Hot Tip of the Week!

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