ARMY TM 10-1670-279-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-27-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-28
Vent Reinforcement Band (Upper Lateral Band) (cont).
Damage Extending Into Radial Seam. Repair as follows:
Mark vent line position and cut stitching of vent line attached to damaged radial seam and the stitching
of two vent lines on each side of damaged seam. Move lines to one side.
(2) Smooth canopy around damaged area.
Cut a piece of 1-inch wide nylon webbing long enough to extend 1 inch beyond outside edge of second
radial seam on each side of damaged area. Wax ends of webbing (para. 2-19).
Center webbing over damaged area. Using a light duty sewing machine and size E nylon thread, sew
webbing in place with four continuous rows of stitching, 1/8 inch from edge of webbing, 7 to 11 stitches
per inch. Overstitch ends of webbing 1/2 inch (B, figure 2-37).
Reposition vent lines and sew in place according to original construction.