Desser Tires, the recap people, has just introduced a 31-on how tundra tire to compete with Alaska Bushwheels. Desser says their tire and wheel is almost 10 pounds lighter that the competition. Continue reading "Desser Tundra 31" tires"
Beringer Aero is promising to unveil a newly patented clever shock absorbing wheel for aircraft. This innovative technology will be presented July 25 at 8:30am at EAA AirVenture 2018. Continue reading "Beringer Presenting Shock-Wheel at AirVenture"
Ever wondered what Tundra Tires can do for a bush plane? Here's a quick summary, based on the first couple of hours of flying our Dream Tundra after stepping up to 25.5" Goodyear "Blimp" tires. The stock tires for the Tundra are the old standard 8.50x6, and they have done a good job for the first 120 hours on the plane. They work great on pavement and improved gravel or turf strips--but they get a little nervous when the landing surface gets rougher and less improved. Or maybe its just the pilot that gets nervous--it can be hard to tell.
Want to cushion your tail? We spotted this Airframes Alaska T3 sprung and damped tailwheel assembly on the STi at the Kitfox display. Most readers would immediately recognize the company's most popular product, Alaska Bushwheels balloon tires.
Beringer Aero will host a press conference at AirVenture with footage of the Alaskan LG Drop tests on Tuesday, 25th at 9:30 at the Media Center and an Aero Breakfast on Wednesday, July 26th from 8:30 to 10:30 at booth #437 to introduce new products:
6" HL wheel/brake for >4500 lb single and twin engine aircraft
4-piston brake caliper and high strength brake disc for increased braking torque and great braking power.
6" LE wheel/brake certified for two-seater <2500 lb Aircraft Continue reading "Beringer's New Products to be Introduced at AirVenture"
Airframes Alaska announced the latest improvement to the Alaskan Bushwheels line of backcountry flying tires: The Airstreak 2.0. The redesigned Airstreak tire features 20% thicker tread yet weighs one pound less per tire than the original. Continue reading "Redesigned Airstreak from Alaskan Bushwheels"