rigging line

rigging line

A rope or wire used in stage rigging.
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As he jumped from the aircraft his right leg was caught in the rigging line, which tightens and opens the parachute.
Expanded rigging line now includes heavy-duty crane hooks
The rigging line should be taught when the riggers are stowed for running and a small pad eye can be installed under the top for the halyard pulley lanyard.
The military spokesman said the salvaging team was all set to start 'rigging lines and gears' for the retrieval operations on Monday afternoon when the tide is high.
The paratroopers are taught to control their parachutes while descending and to carryout emergency measures such as untwisting their rigging lines, taking the necessary action upon collision with another parachutist and landing in water.
The paratroopers are taught to control their parachutes while descending and to carry out emergency measures such as untwisting their rigging lines, taking the necessary action upon collision with another parachutist and landing in water, said the ISPR press release.
Replacing tired double braided polyester, running rigging lines with the much stronger Dyneema core is a good upgrade and some manufacturers even supply Dyneema that glows in the dark.
These strips can be cut in half lengthwise for making rope ladders or for the rigging lines of the sails.
PARACHUTE JUMP, 1971: Found himself upside-down after feet caught in rigging lines. He said afterwards: "It was a rather hairy experience."
Fire crews rescued her by rigging lines she could hang on to while she waded to safety.