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Title Delta High Air Pressure Servicing Tool
Date 1959-mid 1970s
Collection Delta Air Lines Airport, Office & TechOps Items
Object Name Gauge, Air Pressure
Catalog Number 1995.180.7
Description High air pressure servicing tool for landing gear shock struts and hydraulic accumulators. When this tool is connected to the Scheader valve on accumulator or strut, with regulated pressure from the 3,000 p.s.i. nitrogen bottle and by opening/closing respective scheader valve, high presssure nitrogen air is safely admitted to the unit.
Height (in) 2
Length (in) 16.5
Width (in) 2.75
Dimension Details Pieces: 1
Provenance Delta mechanics used this type of tool for all jets in the Delta fleet from 1959-mid 1970s. 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
Aircraft maintenance
Mechanics (Persons)
Weights & measures
Credit line Gift of James L. Tyson to Delta Air Lines