|Title||Delta Pressure Test Blocking Tool|
|Collection||Delta Air Lines Airport, Office & TechOps Items|
Delta pressure test blocking tool for testing Douglas DC-6 and DC-7 cabin, wing and tail heater exhaust outlets prior to heater installation. This tool was used in conjuntion with a pressure plate and air adaptor to block off the top and bottom of an exhaust outlet while conducting a pressure test and correcting any leaks found.
Dimensions are for the vise; plug's diameter is 4.75"
|Provenance||Delta mechanics used this type of tool for Douglas DC-6 and DC-7 aircraft in the Delta fleet. 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.|
Delta Air Lines
|Credit line||Gift of James L. Tyson to Delta Air Lines|