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Old 08-14-2018, 10:58 AM
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Have any calculations or structural tests been made before production?
Compared to the originals, what resistance do they have?
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Old 08-28-2018, 07:34 PM
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Did Grove Aircraft stop making these for the RVs?
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Old 08-28-2018, 07:50 PM
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Have any calculations or structural tests been made before production?
Compared to the originals, what resistance do they have?

Yes, by the same designer and machine shop as the original factory legs all the way to fail. And the aluminum took more abuse/weight than the steel before failure.
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Did Grove Aircraft stop making these for the RVs?
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They did stop, then I heard they did one production run recently. Compare them...
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Old 08-29-2018, 09:25 AM
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Yes, by the same designer and machine shop as the original factory legs all the way to fail. And the aluminum took more abuse/weight than the steel before failure.
I like the idea and not that I'm qualified to say, but its not one-time load failure that I wonder about, its cyclical fatigue. Aluminum is poor at it and steel is very good at it. I'm assuming that small planes fly so little that you'd never get to the cyclic fatigue limit?
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