Many years ago my mates flew our caged canary to Pearce from Richmond.
Later, I was told the canary could withstand a 60 degree bank turn ok, but.... anything more and her little legs collapsed on her perch.
Needless to say after a 3 day Caribou flight to her home the little yellow canary never...
No, but I had to put the bolt in from below as the cap (taller than original) must be placed in the freezer before knocking it in the TW. Nylocked and split pinned through the bolt.
Apologies, do you mean the bolts holding the spring leaf to the fuselage?
Finally worked out the TW is basically a pre 1976 Maule type.
Caps not available any more but the ‘wings’ and ‘pin’ and it’s bearing are available.
The local metal shop lathed a new cap. Great job!
Thanks for the photo!
Visited Coastal, didn’t see Stowe, no help.
Have since sent photo to Maule direct, my tw assembly (not the wheel) appears to be a pre 1976 tw.
Cap is not available (I found a plastic temporary one atm) sizing now different.
The cap is presently the only requirement, as you...
If a person could positively identify the manufacturer of the following tail wheel assembly that would be great.
Please disregard the tail wheel itself, that will not ident the assembly.
Reason, new grease cap is required, and I want to get a spare bushing too! Grease cap is 1.25 inch...
The way aviation has been since the first flight......
Wilbur was extracting himself from the wreckage of one of their Kitty Hawk aircraft crashes and Orville heard him say “All this just to bonk a few hostiess”