PA-18 Main Landing Gear Left Side – 6″ Extended Length with 1 1/2″ Axles
Eligible On: Piper PA-12, PA-14, and PA-18 Series Aircraft
Material: 4130N Steel Tubing
Purpose: Heavy duty gear provides additional clearance for propeller on aircraft equipped with smaller tires or ski’s. Also allows for take off with lower air speed.
Additional Information: Main Landing Gear can be powder coated white, black, or gray for an additional $93 per side. Gear includes bushings installed in FWD and AFT upper attach fittings, as well as gussets and doublers supporting the lower legs. Gear does not include new hardware, axle nuts or brake lines. 1 1/2″ axle nuts are available for an additional cost of $26.50 each. Available with Airglas, Inc. hydraulic wheel ski brackets installed for an additional $743 per pair.
These parts may be covered under STC SA550AL from Ron Sullivan for PA-12, STC SA538AL from Aircraft Innovations for PA-14, and STC SA540AL from David Hendrick for PA-18. Please contact the STC owners for more information on applicability.