Tapered rod spring for Van’s type aircraft. This item does not come pre-drilled; you will need to match drill to fit your parts. See our document on Drilling the Tail Spring for more information.
Direct replacement for Van’s tailwheel springs
0.875″ (7/8″) forward end to match Van’s type fuselage weldments
0.635″ aft end to match Van’s, Screaming Eagle, and other 0.635″ tailwheel mounting sockets
Approximately 21″ long, same as the original
Direct replacement for Van’s type springs that are bent or incorrectly drilled
Use to replace old-style bent tailwheel springs when upgrading to a Screaming Eagle tailwheel
Use to custom fabricate your own tailwheel system on Tailwinds, T-18’s, Cubs, and many other taildraggers of 2000# gross weight or less.