RV-6/6A/7/7A/9/9A Tip-Up Gas Canopy Strut

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Now Standard in Kit; Upgrade Older RV-6/6A Finish Kits

  • Easy to install during construction or as a retro-fit to a finished airplane.
  • Stabilizes tilt-up RV-6/6A canopy in the raised position.
  • Over-center action helps soften opening, closing
  • Hardware and instructions included in strut kits
  • Standard in finish kits shipped since February 1995
  • If one of the struts is damaged, we sell single replacements without mounting hardware C-690 Tip-Up Canopy Gas Strut
Used in these kits
RV-6, RV-6A, RV-7, RV-7A, RV-9, RV-9A
Customer Questions
How does this kit differ from buying 2 of the single strut replacements?

The kit includes hardware necessary to mount struts to the airframe like the ball studs the struts clip onto. If you are simply needing to replace an existing strut all you need is the C-690.

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