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Thread: [Acro] Need location of hardpoints for lifting ...

Message: [Acro] Need location of hardpoints for lifting S-1S

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From: Klusmanp at aol.com

Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2002 05:45:22 UTC


Message:

  Getting ready for weight and balance on my S-1S tomorrow. I've only got one 
scale so I'll have to get the plane up on blocks and leveled, then raise one 
tire at a time and slip the scale under the tire to get the weight on main 
wheels. (i.e. my scale is about 1.5 inches thick so I'll have the main tires 
on 1.5 inch thick wood blocks. Tail will be at some appropriate height to 
maintain fuse level)

Are there any hardpoints on the fwd fuselage, gear or lower wings where I can 
use a jack to lift one mainwheel tire at a time? If I remove the wheel 
fairings is there some way to hook onto the wheel axles?

Thanks,
Paul Klusman
Pitts S-1S - soon to have updated wt. and bal.

p.s. Thanks to the folks who helped me out on my last wt. and bal. question!


                


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