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Title Delta Walking Beam Rigging Tool
Date ca. 1948-1968
Collection Delta Air Lines Airport, Office & TechOps Items
Object Name Gripper
Catalog Number 1995.180.20
Description Delta Walking Beam Rigging Tool for Douglas DC-6 aircraft. Tool made of white-painted metal. Used when centering, aligning and rigging the nose wheel steering control valve walking beam.
Depth (in) 8.75
Height (in) 6.25
Width (in) 7
Dimension Details Pieces: 1
Provenance Delta mechanics used this type of tool for Douglas DC-6 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
Douglas DC-6
Subjects Tools
Mechanics (Persons)
Aircraft maintenance
Credit line Gift of James L. Tyson to Delta Air Lines