ARMY TM 10-1670-276-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-29-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-29
2-24. Gore Section (cont).
Figure 2-46. 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 2-1/2 inches longer and 1-1/2 inches wider than damaged gore section
(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, 1-1/2 inches below
skirt reinforcement tape (lower lateral band), and 3/4 inch beyond outside edge of each radial tape. Trim excess
material, as required.
(d) On lower end of cut material, make a double 1/2 inch-wide foldunder. Secure foldunder with a single row of
stitching sewn through foldunder center across width of material. Stitching will be 7 to 11 stitches per inch,
using size E nylon thread and a light-duty sewing machine.
(e) Invert canopy inside and aline lower edge of foldunder 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 foldunder faces down. Temporarily secure replacement
gore section to original gore section lower edge with pushpins.