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Van's Type Tailwheel Tapered Rod Spring
Van's Type Tailwheel Tapered Rod Spring

Our Price: $95.00

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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
  • fully heat treated
  • precision ground
  • approximately 21" long, same as the original
  • Weight 2lbs.10oz.

Intended uses:

  • direct replacement for Van's type springs that are bent or mis-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.

Also useful as:

  • Club
  • Paperweight