24-FOOT DIAMETER TROOP CHEST RESERVE (T-10R) PARACHUTE AND THE MIRPS
CANOPY GORE SECTION
THIS SECTION COVERS:
Unpacked, canopy laid flat
92R (10) Parachute Rigger
If damage is located in the lower corners of the first section in the
area of the V tabs or pocket bands, accomplish step 2., below;
otherwise use procedures Modified Gore Section Replacement
Details, in section D-D (in the illustration on the following page) to
preclude the removal of the V tabs or the pocket bands on either
or both lower corners of the section being replaced.
Inspect the canopy in accordance with table 1, WP 0007 00. To determine the extent of canopy damage,
proceed as follows:
1. Invert the canopy on a repair table and locate the damaged section.
2. As required, remove or lay aside items that may interfere with the section replacement process by
cutting the stitching securing the items to the canopy.
3. Smooth out the damaged gore section and secure surrounding canopy material to the repair table by
placing pushpins through seams or lateral bands, as far above and below the damaged section as
necessary. Insure that all adjacent seams, and lateral bands are straight and the damaged section is
4. If patching can repair the damaged gore section, follow the procedures in WP 0014 00.
5. Any gore sections that are damaged beyond repair by patching may be replaced individually by the
normal procedures, by the modified method, or in multiples, as described in direct support
maintenance (WP 0038 00) and the illustrations below.
Normal Gore Section Replacement