Schempp-Hirth Tail Skid
AR Glider production tail skid for Schempp-Hirth (SH) sailplanes. This tail skid fits the Phoebus, Astir Std II, Janus, Cirrus, Ventus, Nimbus II and other gliders.
These tail skids are constructed with solid polyurethane and cast iron with an inner metal support.
Dimensions for the SH tail skid with metal plate is 80 mm wide x 345 mm long and 68mm high. Dimensions for SH tail skid with roller blade wheel is 80 mm wide x 345 mm long x 78 mm high. The SH tail skid has a flat mounting surface.
How to Apply
Start by cleaning both the glider surface and tail skid with alcohol. Use an adhesive such as SIKAFLEX. 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.