TD UNDERCARRIAGE – TAIL-DRAGGER
This type of undercarriage is the lightest and has the lowest drag from all offered. It requires previous pilot’s experience on taildragger.
The legs of main gears are made of pultruded fiberglass rods. Upper end of leg is attached to fuselage tunel. The main-lower hinge is bolted thru pin to fuselage bottom. The wheels of 12×4 (300×100 mm) size are braked using mechanical drum brakes. The brakes are activated via diferential heel levers from fixed or adjustable pedals.
The tail wheel of 100 mm (4″) diameter is held in a steel fork. The fork is controlled via rudder and is attached to the fiberglass spring. The spring is attached to bottom of fuselage using 3 bolts.
|Engine||SE-24||Hirth F33||SE-31||SE-33||Hirth F23|
|Empty weight||120 kg/ 269 lbs||116 kg/ 258 lbs||128 kg/ 291 lbs||120 kg/ 271 lbs||123 kg/ 282 lbs|
The empty weight value is valid for factory built airplane delivered with fixed pedals, basic instruments, COM Dittel KRT-2, rescue system GRS 4/240 and wheel pants.