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Message: [Acro] Re: Pitts gear leg fairings, cracking problems etc.
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From: Dave Swartz <djswartz at bellsouth.net>
Date: Sun, 21 Jul 2002 05:13:40 UTC
My S2B had similar problems with the gear fairings that ultimately required that they be replaced. The new ones were installed with more duct tape padding than the factory used, in addition to the foam padding to making sure that there was no play in the assembly. I trimmed off some of the material at the bottom of the skin that sometimes made contact with the brake caliper to reduce the wear action taking place at the contact point. The replacements are still in good shape after 1000 hours. Dave Swartz Fort Lauderdale, Florida