Tailwheel spring sets and steering springs

A collection of technical articles & attached documents by Neal Wright
Forum rules
You must be a member of the Cessna 120-140 Association in order to post new topics, reply to existing topics, or search for information on this forum. Use the "Join" link in the red menu bar.
Locked
101
Posts: 49
Joined: Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:38 am
Name: Neal Wright
Aircraft Type:
Occupation-Interests:
Contact:

Tailwheel spring sets and steering springs

Post by 101 »

Originally Posted on Thu Oct 06, 2005 4:22 pm

The different spring sets for the tailwheel can cause a lot of taxi problems if misapplied. Based on surveys of a significant number of planes, a lot of the planes have the wrong spring sets to allow the easiest taxi and quick "breaks" of the tailwheel when steering.

New figures indicate what can go wrong, how to make parts that might have been lost or left off the installation, and others show details of the assemblies and the correct stackup of parts.

The correct steering springs are noted for each of the two types of Scott tailwheels which are authorized for the planes and some hints of how to make sure you get the right ones from the suppliers.

Neal
Attachments
tailwheel_oct__05_scott_320.pdf
Tailwheel spring sets and the assemblies of the tailwheel springs and steering springs.
(394.07 KiB) Downloaded 1786 times
Locked

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest