Fabric and Dope Mechanic (548) Enlisted Personnel

Repairs or replaces torn or damaged fabric covering of fuselage, wings, elevators, and other surfaces of various types of fabric-covered aircraft.
Examines entire airplane to determine extend of damage and type of repairs. Applies patches to small tears and rips. Makes paper templates and uses them in cutting and fitting canvas over airplane fuselage and control surfaces. uses sewing machine and need and thread in preparing fabric covering. Applies several coats of dope and color coat to canvas covering by brush or spray gun.