The Sig kit is supposed to be exact scale and it has the fairing in 2
sections- the top part is attached to the wing and the lower part fits
inside and is attached to the strut.
Photos of my Ryan here:
Actually- the Ryan ST had a reversed "trailing link" landing gear shock
absorber system, I'm fairly sure, hence the long fairings. You could call
it a "leading link" I suppose. The guy in the hangar next to mine, out in
Chino, has the military version, the PT 22. I'll have to take a close look
next time for you.- Paul
I beg to differ with you:
The S-T and S-T-As featured open cockpits, a slim metal fuselage and an
externally-braced wing, and were powered by a Menasco four-cylinder inline
engine of from 95 to 125 hp. The fixed landing gear was of an unusual
"knuckled" design, which on most of the civilian models was covered with a
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