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Title Delta Micarta Wedge
Date ca. 1959-1993
Collection Delta Air Lines Airport, Office & TechOps Items
Object Name Wedge
Catalog Number 1995.180.21
Description Delta Micarta Wedge made of wood with a metal pin. This tool was primarily used to separate and clear hydraulic lines and pneumatic ducts for clamping.
Diameter (in) 2
Height (in) 0.75
Dimension Details Pieces: 1
Provenance Delta mechanics used this type of tool for all 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.
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Delta TechOps
Subjects Tools
Mechanics (Persons)
Aircraft maintenance
Credit line Gift of James L. Tyson to Delta Air Lines