ARMY TM 10-1670-275-23&P
AIR FORCE TO 13C5-25-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-26
Gore Section (cont).
Figure 2-47. Gore Section 2, Replacement Details.
(3) Gore section 3.
(a) Place canopy on a repair table with damaged gore section facing up.
(b) Cut a piece of 3.8 ounce cotton cloth 2-112 inches longer and 1-1/2 inches wider than damaged gore
section (figure 2-48).
(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 and width of skirt
reinforcement tape (lower lateral band) at bottom. Allow material to extend 1 inch beyond original
gore section upper edge, 1-112 inches below lower skirt reinforcement tape (lower lateral band), and
3/4 inch beyond outside edge of each of radial tapes. Trim excess material, as required
(d) On lower end of cut material, make a double 1/2 inch-wide fold under. Secure fold under with a
single row of stitching sewn through fold under center across width of material. Stitching will be 7 to
11 stitches per inch, using size E thread.
(e) Invert canopy inside and align lower edge of fold under made in (d) above with lower edge of the
original gore section. Allow each side of replacement gore section material to extend 3/4 inch
beyond outside edges of original gore section radial tapes. Insure 1/2-inch wide fold under faces
down. Temporarily secure replacement gore section to original gore section lower edge with