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Although I'm only 6'1", I'm long waisted and no matter how I'm belted in or how the seat is arranged, any push causes me to hit the canopy with my head.

Although I've researched several solutions, the most expedient seems to be to blow a new canopy.  Yesterday, it appears capricious desert winds snatched open my canopy in my absence.  I returned to find the canopy shattered (snubbing strap broken).  Fortunately, the frame is fine and there was no wing damage.  But, since the canopy must be replaced; blowing a new one seems like the right idea at this point.

I would very much appreciate any information from anyone else who has had experience with blowing a 300S canopy and the legalities with regard to certification/337, etc.

Bill Bancroft
Southern California

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