Bob Russell wrote:
>>I am changing the gear on GSJS to fixed and I have my castings to
fasten to the spar. I am just not sure of the proper placement and the
archives appear to be having a problem. Can someone tell me how far
inboard from the stub wing tip they should be? <<
I believe N891JF was built per the plans, with gear leg castings as
close as possible to the fuselage. This yielded an airplane that just
barely fits into the back of a typical U-Haul truck....a consideration
that can be very important if (when) you need to take advantage of it!
N56ML's castings were located considerably further out the spar to give
it a wider stance, but it always craps out near home, so I just replace
the tailwheel with a trailer hitch and tow it home on its wheels, which
can be very convenient. Not sure how that would work towing a thousand
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