Free Loaner Tools!

Did you know that the Short Wing Piper Club has a Lending Library with a vast number of tools that members can borrow for free? It’s true! We have many tools that you can use for just the cost of shipping to and from our Librarian, Claire Karlson.

Questions about a tool or how to go about borrowing one? Please contact Claire Karlson though our Contact Us page or call her at 540-822-5954.

Here’s a listing of the tools we have available:

  • Air Hammer
  • Beading Kit
  • Bungee Buddy – works on all models but the PA-16
  • Butterfly Screw Staking Tool
  • Cable Tensioner
  • Cylinder Wrenches
  • Density Altitude Chart – downloadable chart
  • Digital Level
  • Engraving Tool
  • Flaring Tool
  • Flex Light-Scope
  • Fuel Gauge Wrenches
  • Hollow Punches – Set contains sizes: 1/8″, 3/16″, 1/4″, 5/16″, 3/8″, 7/16″ 1/2: 9/16:, 5/8″, 3/4″, 7/8″, 1″, 1 1/16″, 1 1/8″, 1 3/16″
  • Hose Fitting Tool Kit – Sizes: 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12
  • Knock-Out Punches – various sizes
  • Monitor Type Endoscope – 5.5 mm
  • Nicopress Swaging Tool
  • No. 5 Junior Hand Punch – 7 round punches and dies, sizes 3/32″, 1/8″, 5/32″, 3/16″, 7/32, 1/4, & 9/32″
  • Number & Lettering Tool
  • OL’ Joint Jigger Notcher
  • PA-16 Bungee Installation Tool
  • Prop Tach
  • Rivet Header Tool
  • Stabilizer Tube Puller
  • Strut Tester & Fabric Tester
  • Swagging Tool
  • Tubing Bender
  • Valve Lash Adjusting Tool
  • Valve Wobble test kit with Dial Indicator