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#26 bobatl

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Posted 31 May 2015 - 10:31 AM

Bobatl,
That is sweet!! Thanks for posting.

Nice paint job on your Sikorsky pedal. Did you do it yourself?

Have you done any research to see exactly what aircraft your pedal is from?

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No idea what this S1540-61619-1C is for since I'm totally ignorant of Sikorsky part numbering system. It may have been new since the condition shows no wear. It was gray and I added the light blue close to what Pan Am used for trim.
 



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Posted 31 May 2015 - 10:43 AM

Rudder pedal for Cessna T-50/UC-78/AT-17 "Bamboo Bomber". I cleaned this up and painted it. Note the wear at the bottom where the pilot's foot would normally rest. Wood airplanes don't do well stored outside and the Cessnas were notorious for developing rotten wing rear spars. Most civilian ones wound up pushed into the local airport's junkyard corner with the wood rotting and steel tubing rusting. The rudder pedals are magnesium so if they weren't removed fairly soon, they would have eventually turned to powder. 

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#28 hink441

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Posted 31 May 2015 - 04:23 PM

Great looking Cessna pedal and a fine looking restoration job. My Convair pedal has been restored and has the same wear pattern on the pedal face.

If you have some please share them with us!!

Chris

#29 Flightpath

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Posted 18 August 2015 - 01:50 AM

Years ago in Victoria, Australia I had a box of unfinished Bell Kiowa pedals.
They were left over from the Australian Army Kiowa contract and still needed to be machined (pivot hole ect.).

I sold them to the owner of a helicopter school who planned to mount them and give them to his graduates :)

Nice collection mate!

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#30 Backtheattack

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Posted 18 August 2015 - 06:30 AM

Very interesting collection, and a rare seen interest. Looks good with the planes.



#31 hink441

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Posted 18 December 2015 - 07:57 AM

Here is the latest addition to the rudder pedal collection. This one is a Nort American pedal for a P-51, B-25, or a T-6 Texan. Nicely re-furbed with a zinc-chromate paint job.

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Posted 18 December 2015 - 07:58 AM

Here is a nice vintage shot of some Air National Guard Mustangs in flight. If anyone has some more pedals to share, please post away!!!

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#33 Flying Rooster

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Posted 20 December 2015 - 01:58 AM

You could start writing a book on this subject?!?! (-;



#34 hink441

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Posted 21 December 2015 - 08:42 AM

You could start writing a book on this subject?!?! (-;


That would be an instant best seller for sure!!! 😕😂 :-)

#35 Flying Rooster

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Posted 21 December 2015 - 09:08 AM

First copy is for me and on the house?!?! (-;



#36 hink441

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Posted 12 January 2016 - 08:01 AM

Here is another rudder pedal I just recently acquired. This is a de-Havilland Twin Otter (DHC-6) rudder pedal. The Twin Otter is used in small numbers by the US Army, USAF, and USN.

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#37 hink441

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Posted 12 January 2016 - 08:02 AM

Here are a few Twin Otters in use. The USN version.

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#38 hink441

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Posted 12 January 2016 - 08:03 AM

The US Army!!

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#39 hink441

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Posted 12 January 2016 - 08:05 AM

Here is a NASA Twin Otter!

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Posted 25 January 2016 - 12:58 AM

P-47 rudder pedals

 

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#41 hink441

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Posted 25 January 2016 - 04:17 PM

P-47 rudder pedals
 
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Now we are talking!! That is an awesome set of pedals!!!

Thanks for posting.

Chris

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Posted 30 January 2016 - 06:50 PM

That is a by unique collection Hink. I like it.
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#43 hink441

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Posted 18 March 2016 - 05:12 PM

This one is an early B-52 rudder pedal. Been trying to find one of these for awhile now. This one has some damage, but is still a nice pedal. This thing is huge!! Thanks for looking.

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Posted 18 March 2016 - 05:13 PM

Here is a picture of the B-52A cockpit.

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#45 ian_

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Posted 08 April 2016 - 09:48 AM

I'm new from the UK. Interesting topic. Pedals are a nicely identifiable part of a plane, especially with the company logo. I've got a few and am very much on the lookout for a 'Bell' torque pedal to match a 'Cobra' example I've just got. I'll resize some photos to post. Thanks for the add.



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Posted 08 April 2016 - 10:34 AM

Here is most of a rudder pedal from a Hawk 75. It was built for the French air force but France surrendered before it could be delivered. Diverted to the UK it was evaluated by the RAF. This came from an aircraft which was lost on a test flight. In British service they were called Mohawks.

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#47 hink441

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Posted 08 April 2016 - 04:59 PM

Hi Ian. Please feel free to post your pedals. I would love to see your Cobra pedal!!

Chris

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Posted 09 April 2016 - 09:19 AM

Here's my lonely Cobra torque pedal, it's to go with a pilot's and gunner's instrument set up I'm doing (which is how I found this forum, googling Cobra instrument panels). Some great pedals on here. Cheers, Ian

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#49 hink441

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Posted 10 April 2016 - 04:18 AM

Great looking Cobra Pedal

I need to find one. Thanks for posting Ian.

Chris

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Posted 14 April 2016 - 03:35 AM

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B-25

 

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