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Aircraft Mainwheel & Tyre - Lockheed C-130 Hercules, 1974 Reg. No: ST 042978
- 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
|Dimensions:||1300 mm (Diameter)|
|Dimension Comment:||56" DIAMETER (130 CM BEING AN APPROXIMATION)|
|Tagged with:||aeroplanes, military aircraft, aircraft, aircraft components, tyres, wheels|
|Themes this item is part of:||Engineering Collection, Transport Collection|
|Primary Classification:||AIR TRANSPORT|
|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.