ARMY TM 10-1670-275-23&P
AIR FORCE TO 13C5-25-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-26
Figure 2-46. Reinstalling Pocket Band
(2) Gore section 2
(a) Place canopy on a repair table with damaged gore section facing up.
(b) Cut a piece of 3.8 ounce cotton muslin cloth 2 inches longer and 1-1/2 inches wider than damaged
gore section (figure 2-47).
(c) Place cut material over damaged area and using a suitable marking device, trace outline of original
gore section, including width of radial tapes on each side of damaged area Allow material to extend
1 inch beyond top and bottom of original gore section and 3/4 inch beyond outer edge of each of
radial tapes Trim excess material, as required.
(d) On upper and lower edges of the replacement material, make a doubled 1/2-inch wide fold under.
Secure each fold under with a single row of stitching sewn through the center of fold under, across
width of material. Stitching will be 7 to 11 stitches per inch, using size E thread.
(e) Invert canopy to inside and position replacement gore section material over the damaged area with
upper and lower edges of material aligned with respective edges of original gore section. Insure fold
unders face down and that sides of material extend 3/4 inch beyond outside edge of each of radial
(f) On each side of replacement gore section material, make a 3/4-inch wide fold under and align the
folded edge with the outside edge of the damaged area radial tape Temporarily secure fold unders
(g) Baste edges of replacement gore section In accordance with paragraph 2-17a, and remove
(h) Using a light duty sewing machine and size E thread, secure replacement gore section to original
gore section radial tapes and vertical tape with two rows of stitching, using 7 to 11 stitches per inch.
(I) Remove basting, re-invert canopy to outside and remove original gore section material by cutting
down inside of each of the original gore section radial tapes and on either side of vertical tape from
upper edge through lower edge of section.