b. Cocking the FF-2 Release for Use.
Do not attempt to cock the FF-2 Release if reset
indicator bar is not aligned with reset indicator mark.
Inaccurate time delay and operating altitude will result
Failure to observe this warning may result in severe
injury or death to parachutist using the FF-2 Release.
FF-2 Releases attaining 25 live operations since
being placed in service from depot storage or
previous cleaning will be considered unserviceable
even though they pass all functional checks
Unserviceable FF-2 Releases will be evacuated to a
DS facility for servicing
Any FF-2 Release attaining 200 live operations or
four years of service since being placed m service
from depot storage will be evacuated to depot for
Firing to FF-2 Release with the power cable
installed constitutes a live operation
(1) Reset FF-2 Release m accordance with
RESET function above.
(2) Place withdrawal hook (1) on stirrup
cocking tool (2)
(3) Place one foot m stirrup cocking tool (2)
and pull FF-2 Release upward until the
main spring (not visible) m FF-2 Release is
compressed and power cable (3) is fully
extended and locked into extended position.
(4) Remove foot from stirrup cocking tool
(2) and remove power cable withdrawal
hook (1) from stirrup cocking tool (2).
(5) FF-2 Release is now cocked and ready
for setting and installation.