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The Puerto Rico Flyers


“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward,

for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.”

- Leonardo da Vinci

Main Landing Gear Box Repair & Upgrade

While doing a routine inspection I noticed a small piece of hard rubber had broken off the main landing gear attach point. Further inspection showed the four main landing gear attach points had significant tear damage and needed repair. With the help of many persons I got the damage repaired. By going to an AN-7 bolt, with 18 plies of 9oz fiberglass, 2 plies of 9oz carbon fiber and a 3/16” steel plate the area was beefed up significantly. I feel this should never again be a problem.