Rolladen-Schneider Tail Skid
AR Glider production tail skid for Rolladen-Schneider (LS) sailplanes. This tail skid fits the LS-4 LS-3, LS-1f
, LAK 12 and other gliders.
These tail skids are constructed with solid polyurethane and cast iron with an inner metal support.
Dimensions for the LS tail skid with metal plate is 92 mm wide x 280 mm long and 70 mm high. Dimensions for LS tail skid with roller blade wheel is 92 mm wide x 280 mm long x 110 mm high.
How to Apply
Start by cleaning both the glider surface and tail skid with alcohol. Use an adhesive such as SIKAFLEX or equivalent. Do not use a silicone sealant. Spread the adhesive on the tail skid then place on the sailplane and hold it in place with Wings & Wheels White Cloth Tape. Allow to dry for 4-8 hours. Remove the tape then re-tape for a clean finish.