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Title Delta Knee Bolt and Shim Alignment Tool
Date ca. 1940-1960
Collection Delta Air Lines Airport, Office & TechOps Items
Object Name Threader
Catalog Number 1995.180.19
Description Delta knee bolt and shim alignment tool. Delta DC-3 main landing gear tri-links. Used to set shims and to align hole for bolt installation.
Height (in) 1
Length (in) 5.5
Width (in) 2.75
Dimension Details Pieces: 1
Provenance Delta mechanics used this type of tool for Douglas DC-3 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-3
Subjects Tools
Mechanics (Persons)
Aircraft maintenance
Credit line Gift of James L. Tyson to Delta Air Lines