Nose Gear doors

08-22-2009, 07:52 PM

kiwi | Noser Gear doors

I managed to break the plastic rod end that holds the nose gear door to the 1/8 " retract arm. Where would I find these?

Philip de Ridder.

08-23-2009, 07:10 AM

Tom Saccio | Rod Ends

Try Ray Allen Company. Part number RC8. Web address is Phone number in the US is 760 699-4720. Good luck.

Tom Saccio

08-23-2009, 10:09 AM

kiwi | Nose Gear Doors

Thanks Tom!


08-23-2009, 01:07 PM


also aircraft spruce.......don't use the plastic..!!

08-23-2009, 01:22 PM

Tom Saccio | Nose gear doors

My one concern about using a metal clevis is if you do what I did and that is inadvertently drop the nose gear while you are sitting on the ground the metal clevis will not break. Where the plastic one will. I think that the door will then break first. I happen to hit the wrong switch and the nose gear folded. The clevis broke but the door was ok. In an emergency you could notch the clevis further up and drill a new hole. That will work in a pinch.

Good luck,


08-23-2009, 03:24 PM


Good point