ARMY TM 10-1670-281-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-32-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-32
2-25. Canopy Gore Section (cont).
Figure 2-107. Basic Patch Application.
2 The parachute mending cloth patch. A second method of applying a basic patch is by use of 36-inch
wide adhesive nylon parachute mending cloth. Patching limitations as outlined in paragraph (3)(a), above,
shall be adhered to. Apply a parachute mending cloth patch as follows (figure 2-108):
Age life for the nylon parachute mending cloth, prior to application, is three
years from the date of adhesive coating which is marked on each roll of
Lay out the canopy with the damaged area exposed.
To facilitate the application of the mending cloth patch, place a 1/2- by 20-inch smooth wooden
board or similar smooth, hard-finished, rigid material, except paper board, under the damaged area.