MATCO mfg produces a superior 5″ inch wheel and brake assembly for use with aircraft requiring less than 1420 lbs per wheel. This model uses 1.25 inch TAPER/ROLL bearings.
  • The W51LT is centrifugally cast utilizing 535 aluminum alloy for superior strength and corrosion resistance.
  • This alloy provides a light weight wheel and affords many years of efficient performance. The W51LT features the WHLB5T brake assembly and high energy disc for increased braking performance.
  • The WHLB5T brake uses three 1.25 inch diameter pistons in a single caliper to provide maximum torque low profile package.
  • This internal caliper design is favored for use in many retractable gear systems for it’s low profile compared to external caliper designs when low drag and clean lines are desired.
  • The wheel is designed to use 5.00-5 aircraft style tires.
    • Static Capacity: 1420 LBS
    • Load Limit: 4260 LBS.
    • Maximum Accelerate/Stop Kinetic Energy: 337932 ft-lb
    • Torque Rating (@450 PSI): 4266 in-lb