These carbon fiber landing gears are constructed with 100% continuous carbon
fiber tow and high temperature epoxy. No silicone mold releases are used to
allow for painting if desired. The carbon fiber gear allows for a smaller
cross section with less drag and less weight than is obtainable when using
aluminum. The gear is designed for three 4-40 mounting bolts, two in front
and one in back. The weight of these landing gears are approximately 25
grams each. This will usually amount to a 50% weight savings over an
aluminum gear. Any time you can cut out weight that is hanging below the
vertical center of gravity or below the airplane you will enhance the inside
cornering and overall performance of the airplane. The center section of
this gear is 2 1/2 inches wide to accommodate today's stunt fuselage dimensions.
Dimension from the front of the landing gear to the aft on the flat mounting pad
is 1 1/4 inches. Gear height is 3 7/8 inches with a span of 12 1/2 inches.
There are two versions of the three bolt carbon fiber landing gears
available. 30 grams stiff and 25 grams normal. The stiffer gear will
work well on airplanes in excess of 60 ounces. Specify 25 grams or 30
grams when ordering.