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Title Delta Piston-Holding Wrench
Date ca. 1948-1968
Collection Delta Air Lines Airport, Office & TechOps Items
Object Name Wrench, Closed End
Catalog Number 1995.180.16
Description Delta Piston-Holding Wrench used to hold a piston while bleeding the main landing gear brake lockout cylinders on Delta's Douglas DC-6 and DC-7 aircraft.
Height (in) 0.5
Length (in) 5.25
Width (in) 1.5
Dimension Details Pieces: 1
Provenance Delta mechanics used this type of tool for Douglas DC-6 and DC-7 aircraft. This tool was used by James L. Tyson, who donated it in 1993, when he was a retiree from Dept. 371 Hydraulic Maintenance Overhaul at Delta's Technical Operations Center in Atlanta.
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Delta TechOps
Douglas DC-6
Douglas DC-7
Subjects Tools
Mechanics (Persons)
Aircraft maintenance
Credit line Gift of James L. Tyson to Delta Air Lines