NAA P-51D Mustang: Tail Wheel Progress Update


NAA P-51D Mustang: Tail Wheel Progress Update

I’ve been busy building the 3d models and working through the vagaries of the Mustang P-51 Tail wheel assembly. This is a selection of the new parts built to date:

Mustang P-51 Spindle

#73-34004 Housing Tail Wheel Spindle

Mustang P-51D Spindle

#73-34004 Housing Tail Wheel Spindle

Mustang Idler

#99-34153 Support: Tailwheel Declutch cable idler

Mustang Bell Tail Wheel Door

# 97-34502 Bellcrank: Tail Wheel Door

#73-31114: Support: Tail Wheel Shock Strut

#73-31114: Support: Tail Wheel Shock Strut

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#73-31114: Support: Tail Wheel Shock Strut

Mustang P-51

#97-34120 Mast Assy – Tail wheel steering

Mustang P-51

#97-34120 Mast Assy – Tail wheel steering

This last image is a photo showing the Housing for the Tail Wheel Spindle with the model in a similar orientation and finish for comparison.

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About Hugh

BIM & Cad Manager/Strategist, 3D/4D, multi-discipline cad workflows, integration. Interests include photography and historical aviation.
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