Me 163 ground equipment: Scheuch-Schlepper

Detail view of the rear section, showing the pivoting system of the rear wheel. The pivot is located underneath the seat. A heavy L-shaped beam leads to the rear wheel fork. The rear wheel can be removed just behind the circular plates. The seat is mounted on a circular cross-beam to allow rear wheel movement. Fuel filler cap is located to the right of the seat.

Photo kindly supplied by Björn Schewe and Christian Grundmann (Germany)

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