ARMY TM 10-1670-279-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-27-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-28
Panel Edge Reinforcement.
This task covers:
Knife, Item 4, Appendix B
43E(10) Parachute Rigger
Knife, Hot Metal, Item 5, Appendix B
Sewing Machine, Light Duty, Item 16
Shears, Item 14, Appendix B
Cleaned, paragraph 2-12
Yardstick, Item 24, Appendix B
Inspected, paragraphs 2-9, 2-13
Canopy laid flat on repair table
Thread, Nylon Size E, Item 26127,
Group No. 01, MAC, Section II,
Tape, Nylon, Type III, 112-inch, Item 22,
Restitching. Restitching of panel edge reinforcement is authorized. Use a light duty sewing machine and size
E, nylon thread of contrasting color. Stitch over the original stitch pattern, 7 to 11 stitches per inch. Lock each row of
stitches two inches at each end. Stitch according to paragraph 2- 18 and table 2-3.
The panel edges may be spliced only once and will not be replaced.
Splicing. A panel edge reinforcement may be spliced one time as follows.
Cut a length of 1/2-inch wide, type III nylon tape long enough to extend 6 inches beyond each side of
damaged area and sear ends (para. 2-19).
Center webbing length over damaged area and secure splice by stitching a box-stitch formation, 1/16-
inch in from each edge, full length of splice material (figure 2-42). Use a light-duty sewing machine,
size E nylon thread, 7 to 11 stitches per inch.