Started on the undercarriage welding jig
Just fill in the blanks between the wheels
The Axle to Leg Jig
The Leg Jig
The fuselage mounting points on the legs
The legs fitted in place
The “Vee” ready for welding
The spring struts. Need to install the rod ends
The brake fittings
The undercarriage fitted, needs axles, brakes and wheels
Axles, brakes and wheels
The undercarriage fitted with new tyres.
After taxi tests and some early flights I changed my tailwheel setup to a stronger, simpler method. I found the original plans built skid with added tailwheel twisted a lot around the roll axis. I replaced it with a piece of spring steel (from a tralier spring) and bolted it directly to the fuse using the existing mount point.