DC10Tony
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Aircraft Tire Sizes

Mon May 13, 2002 7:42 am

Is there a list anywhere showing aircraft tire sizes?

I would have thought it would look something like this, from largest to smallest.

747
777
DC-10/L-1011
A330/340
767/A300
757
727
737
DC-9

I've never seen a 777, 747, or A340 (I assume it's the same size as the A330's tires) tire in person and on the ground, but the others I see regularly.

Is my list accurate, or am I way off?
 
IHadAPheo
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RE: Aircraft Tire Sizes

Mon May 13, 2002 2:34 pm

DC10Tony, here is a link for you, it is in PDF and has more information than you ever wanted to know about aircraft Tyres/Tires, section 7.2 should be of most interest to you

http://www.goodyearaviation.com/tiredatabook.html

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"Blixa"
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DC10Tony
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RE: Aircraft Tire Sizes

Tue May 14, 2002 12:06 am

Ihadapheo-

Thanks a lot, that site is very informative.
 
cdfmxtech
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RE: Aircraft Tire Sizes

Tue May 14, 2002 12:18 am

That order is way incorrect

It's a little more like this:

B747
DC10
B777
Approx the same size
--------------------
B737 Next Gen Tires
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B767 Tires
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Md80 Tires
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B737 Classic
B757
Approx the same size
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TurbineBeaver
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RE: Aircraft Tire Sizes

Tue May 14, 2002 12:38 am

Well, it also depends on the aircraft's owner.

I am not sure if any of you have seen it, but OuTkAsT own a G-V and they put some 21" rims on it with low-profile tires.

 Big thumbs up

TB
 
IHadAPheo
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RE: Aircraft Tire Sizes

Thu May 16, 2002 1:06 pm

just for fun I tried to find the cost of some of these Tyres/tires, no luck yet but I'm still looking

I did find it interesting that Goodyear listed the tyre/tire size for the SR-71, I would love to stick them on the Windstar but I don't think the wife would like them.

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Ihadapheo
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