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Max Rim sizes

Unread post by wingover 2 » Sun Apr 19, 2020 12:39 pm

Hi Everyone

Can anybody please tell me where can I find what the max. allowable rim size is for main as well as tail wheel Home build Experimentall aircraft?

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Re: Max Rim sizes

Unread post by Orthin Opter » Tue Apr 21, 2020 9:08 am

I doubt there would be legislation governing wheel size but physics will have a say such as power required vs power available and lift, drag and MATOW. Unfortunately nothing for nothing in this world.
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