Identification of wreckage part P-47 ??

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  1. Uwe Benkel

    Uwe Benkel New Member

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    jThis part was found yesterday at the crashsite of a P-47 during WW II. The pilot is still MIA and not recovered yet.

    Can somebody help idenifying this part - Thanks

    Uwe Benkel
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    Any numbers stamped on it?
     
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    Split flap support strut? Hole looks to large for a fastener and I suspect it is made of aluminum, and thus not a high strength structural support.
     
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    Note here but maybe on the inside of the wing somehwhere...

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    Yeah, looks like a pivot point structural item and smacks of a plain, split or slotted flap structural member.
     
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    There is a number 5290 on the part - no other number.

    Who got a copy of the P-47 parts catalougue?
     
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