Spitfires
Gear is available for any size Spit, most common is the 75-100" range, but they can be
had in larger sizes as well......  These gear have the correct 95 degree retraction angle. .  Struts for the 65-72" kits
available to fit springair main units.
ZIROLI SPITFIRE GEAR ARE AVAILABLE NOW, ALONG WITH A NON-RETRACT TAILWHEEL, WHICH IS A SCALED-UP
VERION OF THE ONE FOR THE TAYLOR SPIT. THE ZIROLI CAN USE THE YELLOW A/C GEAR, WHICH ARE SHOWN ON
THE PLANS, which are available in both std (5/8 pivot blocks and struts) and Heavy duty, (3/4" pivot blocks and struts..
Spitfire main units with air cylinders & shock absorbing struts,

1/5 scale, for Taylor, Pica, Platt, Yellow (ALSO ZIROLI), etc,(please specify which kit when ordering)  $325
Upgrade to heavy duty on any of the above (3/4" pivot blocks & 3/4" struts) $50 (gear price $375)  Most in stock.     

Door mounts, set of 4 with hardware   $35     
IN STOCK!

Non-retract tailwheel fork assembly  $85   IN STOCK!

Non-retract tailwheel fork for Ziroli Spit   $95    IN STOCK!

Struts only are also available from .60-size to 1/4 scale, priced from $85/pair.

Scissors are available at $60 per set (two complete scissor assemblies, enough for a pair of struts)

1/4 scale spitfire mains with struts, $425, these are for 1/4 Scale Spitfires.  They have the larger 1" pivot blocks, 3/4" struts with heavy
duty 1/2" steel lower struts. Supplied with two sets of strut springs so you can tailor the strut stiffness to your flying style and
conditions.  While you might be able to retro-fit these, they are really too large for the Ziroli Spit.    

Shipping & ins is $16 for a set of retracts in the cont US, $10 for struts, contact for shipping cost to others.
Taylor, Pica, Yellow Spit gear at 1/5 scale on the.... also available for the Yellow kit, and other sizes available by request, including both smaller and larger sizes.......
Struts can also be
fit to springair or
other retact units..
NON-RETRACT TAILWHEELS IN STOCK!
(NO, THE BOOK ISN'T FOR SALE)
Retro-fit struts to replace the wire gear supplied with KMP , CMP, and similar
kits....... there is a tutorial on fitting these here on the site.
Non-retract
tailwheel for the
83" Taylor Spit.
1/4 Scale Spitfire retracts, larger 3/4" Bimba air up & air down cylinders,
3/4" pivot blocks, 3/4" upper 1/2" lower strut, stock set includes retracts,
shock absorbing oleo struts, air fittings, and std and hd springs
ABOVE: Standard 1/4 scale Spitfire retract set, std springs are installed,
and hd springs are also included, and require removing & re-installing one
screw to change.
Scissors assemblies, one set shown, they are cosmetic only, and aren't required
Full 1/4 scale Spitfire retract set, including optional scissors ($60) and
door mounts w/hardware ($35)
Shown for size comparison, std Ziroli Spit gear
in front, then the HD version, and then 1/4 scale
spit gear in the back.
Std Ziroli gear on the left, Hd on the
right, non-retract tailwheel fork in center.
Std Ziroli gear on the left, Hd on the
right, non-retract tailwheel fork in center
.
Two Ziroli/quarter scale tailwheels shown with the 83" BT
tailwheel for size comparison. The left fork has a WB 2 3/4"
wheel, the one on the right has a RBT 2 1/2", and the BT has a
WB 1 1/2"