2-18. OV1 AIRCRAFT RIGID SEAT SURVIVAL KIT (RSSK)-Continued
(4) Folding and packing the RSSK 1 man life raft.
Figure 2-32. RSSK 1 man life raft folding details
A. Raft in proper layout.
E. Fourth fold completed.
B. First fold completed.
F. Fifth and sixth fold completed and ready for
C. Second fold completed.
insertion into container.
D. Third fold completed.
All references to direction (left, right, upper, lower) are presented as viewed by the
packer facing the carbon dioxide cylinder side of the raft with the raft laying on the
Prior to folding a raft, ensure all trapped air is removed from the raft flotation tube by
use of a vertical tank vacuum cleaner.
(a) Folding. Lay out the deflated raft on a clean packing table or other suitable surface with the raft top facing up
and the raft weather shield located to the packer's left (A, figure 2-32.) Ensure the weather shield is unrolled
and spread the shield over the top of the raft and smooth the shield out as flat as possible.