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Landing Gear

Mears Spitfire

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Wheels and brakes on a shelf

Landing gear in retract position

Attempted pre-assembly

Trial fit

Retract position

New Brace welded on

Landing Gear pin inserted port.

Landing Gear inserted Starboard.

Port landing gear rear support

Starboard Landing Gear rear support

Drillin' more holes.

Cable installed in pin, and bell crank installed

Rear landing gear bushing installed

Wheels drilled, tires installed

Axle and brake assembly

One wrong caliper

Alignment tool

Alignment tool

More Alignment tool

Wheel installed

Wheel and brakes installed

Tube welded to bracket

Double check alignment

Both wheels and brakes installed

Compressing strut spring

Compressing strut spring

Drilled and bolted

Will weld later

Marked with torque seal

Marked with torque seal

Installation of gas strut

Gear retracted showing gas strut

Main landing gear switch

Limit switches up and down

Switches wired and operable

Retracked gear and lowered airplane for access