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avpsports
12-03-2010, 05:48 PM
Making my Tri Pacer into a tail dragger,need to be able to use it on skis.What should I expect for center of gravity in doing this mod.I am hoping to be able to leave the battery under the seat.

rocket
12-03-2010, 06:06 PM
AV
I have three skiis on my tripacer !!!

After flying for half the winter I never took a single foto of m y plane!? I think IO have one of it in the hanger sitting on the trailer. Anyway I am in the middle of pulling the float sright now and am wondering if I should just go streaght to skiis...

http://www.shortwing.org/forum/showthread.php?3293-Snow-skis-for-PA-22-150

Rocket

avpsports
12-03-2010, 06:15 PM
Thought the nose ski would get hit by the prop,and we fly off a grass strip so the tail wheel seems to work better.

rocket
12-03-2010, 06:43 PM
AV

Actully I can use th 82 inch seaplane prop on skiis that i can not use on wheels. The nose ski uses a special device called a rigger so there is no bungie in front of the ski.

Rocket




Rocket

Stein 62
09-24-2016, 07:48 AM
Did you ever find any info about weight and balance with the conversion? I plan on doing the same thing to a PA-22 airframe I've just bought.