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.