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Tail Skid for ASW20
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Schleicher Tail Skid

Sale Price: $160.00

SKU: 4361, 4368

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Detailed Description

Schleicher Tail Skid

AR Glider production tail skid for Schleicher (ASW) sailplanes. This tail skid fits the ASW-20, Pegase and other gliders.

These tail skids are constructed with solid polyurethane and cast iron with an inner metal support.

Dimensions for the ASW tail skid with metal plate is117 mm wide x 335 mm long and 90 mm high. Dimensions for ASW tail skid with roller blade wheel is 117 mm wide x 335 mm long x 105 mm high. The ASW tail skid has a flat mounting surface. The tail skid with metal plate has a cavity which holds up to 1 kilogram of lead pellets for adjusting center of gravity.

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.


  Width Length Height/Plate Height/Wheel Mounting Weight
SH 80 mm 345 mm 68 mm 78 mm Flat 900 g
LS 92 mm 280 mm 70 mm 110 mm Curved 900 g
ASW 117 mm 335 mm 90 mm 105 mm Flat 1025 g

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Schleicher Tail Skid

Why Buy From Us?

Wings & Wheels has been serving the sport aviation and soaring community for more than 20 years.  We have the largest and most comprehensive inventory of sailplane and soaring supplies.  Nearly everything you find here is in stock and can ship the same day.  We are here for aviators, businesses, mechanics and government.  Our goal is to fulfill your order promptly and as conveniently as our resources allow.

Wings & Wheels is proud to be the American representative for HpH Ltd, producer of the finest quality 304 sailplanes.

Our staff has over 8,000 hours of flying experience in gliders and airplanes. Wings & Wheels is staffed by Sean, Garret, Miki, Matt and Linda. You will have a friendly voice pick up when you call. Our staff is trained to promptly take your orders and ship your products.

Shipping Information

Same Day Shipping

Orders placed by 3:00 pm PST Monday-Friday for “off-the-shelf“, in-stock items are normally shipped same day by UPS.  Although we stock the vast majority of the items on our online store, we cannot assure that they will all be on hand at all times. We ship every order as quickly as possible, and in the event of a delay, be assured that we are working hard to get your order shipped promptly. Due to order volume during holidays, we cannot guarantee that all orders placed can ship on the day after the holiday closure. 

Orders for special cut products may take a few days to ship depending on order volume. Special order products ship based on the lead times of each manufacturer. 

Shipping Service

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UPS orders will need to be placed before 4:00 pm EST and 4:00 pm PST Monday-Friday to ship out the same business day.  We apply UPS retail rates to calculate shipping costs.  Packages may not qualify for actual wieight due to size.  If dimensional weight is applied by UPS your shipping & packing rate will be adjusted.  Packages are only insured aganst theft if signature delivery is accepted.  Request signature delivery.


Priority Mail & 1st Class order has to be placed by 11am. We will use the flat rate box service if your parts fit in the box and the service cost is less than USPS Priority Mail. USPS may not always have tracking information available.  If you request lower cost USPS shipping you agree to accept all responsibility for lost, stolen and damaged packages.

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