ARMY TM 10-1670-294-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-33-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-34
Figure 2-18. Dressing Gores at Canopy Skirt.
To complete flatfold, work from the skirt reinforcement (lower lateral band) to the vent
reinforcement (upper lateral band) dress the top gores, brushing with fingertips from the radial
ribbon toward the folded edges (figure 2-19).
Wrapping Connector Links.
Wrap each suspension line connector link with 2-inch wide, pressure sensitive masking tape
Start at a point 1 inch above the connector link. Wrap so that the tape will cover twice around
each link and overlap. End the wrap 1 inch below the connector link on the adapter web.
Longfolding the Canopy.
Longfold the right group of gores by folding the edges of the gores toward the center of the
canopy Temporarily secure the folded gores with packing weights (figure 2-20).
Longfold the left group of gores over the night group of gores and insure that a width of 22
Inches is obtained at the canopy skirt. Secure the folded gores with packing weights every two
feet starting with two at the canopy skirt (figure 2-21).