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Aircraft Mainwheel & Tyre - Lockheed C-130 Hercules, 1974 Object Reg. No: ST 042978

Summary:
Magnesium split rim mainwheel hub size 49 x 17" assembly serial no. 6831 manufactured by B.F. Goodrich Co, Troy, Ohio, USA in April 1974. Tyre is a nylon size 56" x 20.00-20 manufactured by Dunlop Australia in July 1987. This 26-ply rated tubeless tyre serial no. F23293 has been retreaded three times and was found to be defective following a molography inspection by the manufacturer. This type of tyre is the largest aircraft tyre manufactured in Australia to date. It was normally used on RAAF Lockheed C-130 Hercules transport aircraft.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Air Treads Australia, 1995
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 1300 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: 56" DIAMETER (130 CM BEING AN APPROXIMATION)

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Tagged with: aeroplanes, military aircraft, aircraft, aircraft components, tyres, wheels
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aircraft
Tertiary Classification: components - landing gear
Model Name/Number: Hercules; C130
Manufacturer: Air Treads Australia, Airport West, Victoria, Australia, 1974

Wheel manufactured in America by Goodrich, tyre manufactured locally by Air Treads.
Manufacturer: B F Goodrich Co, Troy, Ohio, United States of America, 1987

Wheel manufactured in America by Goodrich, tyre manufactured locally by Air Tread.

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