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Preparing for AirVenture – Aircraft Tiedowns

“As you walk through the rows of aircraft on display at Oshkosh and other gatherings throughout the country, you will find quite a variety of tiedown methods.  Some are good, while others leave a lot to be desired…

Thus begins the excellent 1993 Vintage Airplane article below on Tiedowns and Control Locks by Harold Armstrong.  Our second tiedown article below was written by H. G. Frautschy based upon drawings and notes of Joe Dickey.


Click on the images below to view or download the full articles.


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“Tiedowns and Control Locks”
by Harold Armstrong
“Aircraft Tiedowns”
by H. G. Frautschy



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