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Title Delta Bungee Cable and Spring Replacement Tool
Date ca. 1948-1968
Collection Delta Air Lines Airport, Office & TechOps Items
Object Name Clamp
Catalog Number 1995.180.14
Description Delta Bungee Cable and Spring Replacement Tool used by Delta mechanics to remove spring tension when doing cable and spring replacement on the main landing gear of Douglas DC-6 aircraft.
Height (in) 0.75
Length (in) 17.5
Width (in) 1.375
Dimension Details Pieces: 1
Length is 17.5" when tool is unfolded; 9" when folded.
Height is 0.75" when tool is unfolded; 1.5" when folded.
Provenance Delta mechanics used this type of tool for Delta's Douglas DC-6 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