2-4. Fitting Instructions for OV-1 Mohawk MKJ5D
The NB-8 parachute harness is not
Parachute and Election Seat Harness.
equipped with adjustable diagonal back
a. The new parachute harness used with the
improved MK-J5D Ejection Seat is a fitted harness and
comes in eight different sizes. These harnesses are
(9) Tighten the fastened chest strap.
issued to each individual designated OV-1 crewmember
and becomes their personal equipment. To insure that
(10) Fold and stow all loose strap ends
each individual is issued the proper size harness, use the
under the respective sliding strap keeper located on each
following chart and formula.
Height of individual plus 1/2 of the individuals
On the 28-foot back, NB-8 back and
weight = total. Using the chart, find the approximate total,
adjustable ejection seat harnesses,
then read the harness size.
position the chest strap approximately
12 inches below the chin.
2. Height = 76 in.
Weight = 199 lbs
1. Height =64 in.
1/2 of 199 lbs = 99.5 (Total)
Weight = 147 lbs
1/2 of 147 lbs = 73.5 (Total)
Height = 76 in.
1/2 Weight = 99.5
Height = 64 in.
Total = 175.5'
1/2 Weight = 73.5
Total = 137.5
SEE CHART BELOW: