ARMY TM 10-1670-281-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-32-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-32
Using the same type material as in original canopy construction, mark and cut a patch 2 1/2-inches
wider and longer than the inside measurements of the prepared hole.
Center the patch material over the prepared hole. Insure the warp or filling of the patch material
matches the warp or filling of the material to be patched. Pin the patch material in position.
Make a 1/2-inch fold under on each edge of the patch material and baste the patch to the prepared
area. Basting will be performed using the procedures in paragraph 2-19a.
Remove the pushpins securing the canopy to the repair table and secure the patch by stitching
according to the details in figure 2-109, using a light-duty sewing machine and size E nylon thread, 7
to 11 stitches per inches. Make the first row of stitching completely around the edges of the patch.
Turn the canopy right side out and make a second row of stitching around the edges of the prepared
hole. Stitching will be performed in accordance with paragraph 2-19b.
10 Reposition the canopy items removed or laid aside in X, above, in the original location and secure
each item to the canopy by restitching according to original construction details and paragraph 2-
11 If applicable, restencil informational data or gore numbers according to procedures in paragraph 2-