Originally Posted by barracudahockey
Not on the Beaver but I was packing my Pawnee the night before for a road trip to a big glider tow event where they were counting on me to tow and one of those struts busted off in my hand just loading the truck just like yours.
They should be made of aircraft aluminum
Funny that you shared this. Yesterday, my buddy is putting the finishing touches on a beautiful H9 120cc Pawnee and picks up his wing breaking the strut! Plane hasn't even left his living room yet!
The integrity of that pot metal is very inconsistent. Some seem to hold up, while others fail with the slightest load.