Nose Strut Retract Set by E-flite
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This is a replacement E-flite Nose Strut Retract Set, and is intended for use with the E-flite Carbon-Z Scimitar.
This product was added to our catalog on December 28, 2011.
Friday, Jan 27 2012 (about 4 years ago)
E-flite Nose Strut Retract Set
After I installed this it seemed too loose and wobbly so I put the original strut back in to see if it had the same problem. The original strut fit had a nice, snug fit. Upon closer inspection, it was obvious that the original strut had a wider diameter than this strut. Even though the nose wheel is visible when retracted I used the original strut. At the speeds this plane is capable of on a runway, a wobbly strut could break the retract housing. I would avoid a grass runway entirely. It might be possible to work around this problem by putting some shrink tube on the strut, but I did not try this.