ARMY TM 10-1670-276-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C529-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-29
2-24. Gore Section (cont).
(d) Cut and remove original stitching which secures pocket band ends to skirt reinforcement tape (lower lateral
band) In original gore section area. Fold pocket band loose ends away form repair area
(e) Invert canopy to inside and aline upper edge of foldunder made in (d), above, with upper edge of 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 foldunder faces down. Temporarily secure
replacement gore section to original gore section upper edge with pushpins
(f) On each side of replacement gore section, make a 3/4-inch wide foldunder and aline material folded edge with
outside edge of each original gore section radial tapes. Temporarily secure each of side foldunders with
(g) At lower end of replacement gore section, make a doubled 3/4-inch wide foldunder and aline lower edge of
fold with lower edge of skirt reinforcement tape (lower lateral band). Temporarily secure foldunder with
(h) Baste edges of replacement gore section in accordance with paragraph 2-17a and remove pushpins.
(i) Using a light duty sewing machine and size E thread secure replacement gore section to original gore section
radial tapes, vertical tape, and skirt reinforcement tape (lower lateral band) with two rows of stitching, using 7
to 11 stitches per inch. Insure lower edge of replacement gore section does not extend beyond bottom of
skirt reinforcement tape (lower lateral band).
(j) Remove basting, reinvert canopy to outside, and remove original gore section material by cutting down inside
of each applicable radial tape, down both sides of vertical tape, and across upper edge of skirt reinforcement
tape (lower lateral band).
(k) Using a zig-zag sewing machine and size E nylon thread, reinstall pocket band loose end in original location
with a two-inch long, 1/4-inch wide row of stitching (figure 2-45). Stitching will be 7 to 11 stitches per inch.
Figure 2-45. Reinstalling Pocket Band.