TM 10-1670-277-23&P 0011 00
o. Using left hand, hold line separator and separate lines. Grasp radial tape with right hand and pull
canopy off right side of pack table, allowing all folded gores to drape downward to side of table.
p. Slide canopy back onto table and rotate suspension lines and line separator one-half turn
counterclockwise, which will allow the line separator base to rest on the table. Lay a packing weight
across the suspension lines just below the line separator.
q. Flip left group of gores to left side of table top and apply additional tension.
Using right hand, grasp the top 17 gores of both groups.
s. Dress the bottom gores of both groups.
Work from vent reinforcement to skirt reinforcement to remove wrinkles from top gores, brush
fingertips from radial seam toward folded edges.
u. To complete the canopy flatfold, dress the gores and the skirt reinforcement (lower lateral band).
Ensure that 18 gores are in each gore group and that a clear air channel exists between the two gore