Aircraft Scales and Pads

Highly-Accurate, Small Aircraft Scales and Pads for Sale

Aircraft Scales and Pads Available from Tanner Racing Products

Mittler Brothers/Tanner Racing Products is a leading manufacturer of weight scales, particularly for racing, and we offer highly-accurate, small Aircraft Scales and Pads for airplane enthusiasts, aircraft restoration experts and for the general market.  Our Aircraft Scales and Pads are a logical step from our precision scales and pads for automotive use—designed and engineered for racecars and ideal for lightweight vehicle racing classes.  We manufacture and supply small aircraft owners a wide range of products designed for your own maintenance and general use.  For aircraft restorers and experimental aircraft builders/fliers, we have a wide range of products available including: our weight calibrations scales and pads, Aircraft Tools and Accessories, aviation fabrication equipment and Aircraft-Style Punch and Flare Sets, electrical switches, covers, dashboard instrumentation tools/punches and other items.

Contact Mittler Bros./Tanner Racing Products with any questions you have about our products, product availability, and tools and accessories for your own custom fabrications for aircraft restoration projects or panel/skin replacement—review the sheet metal fabrication tools listed above.  You may call us toll-free at 800-467-2464, or call us locally, in the St. Louis Area at 636-745-7757.

We also sell a wide range of sheet metal fabrication equipment accessories, just peruse our online store or obtain our catalog.  Individual customers and businesses are welcome to download the 2014 Product Catalog or request a print copy of our 2014 Product Catalog for later reference.

Airplane Scales and Pads for Accurate Weight Calibrations

Our small Aircraft Scales (15” 3-Pad Stet) offer airplane owners and maintenance shops considerable convenience in the shop or for general field usage.  Our lightweight scales and pads are easily portable and are ideal tools for lightweight airplanes.  You can expect accuracy with our Aircraft Scales and Pads, and, by the way, they are very easy to use.

Our deluxe Aircraft Scales and Pads feature:

  • —15” x 15” Cast Aluminum Pads
  • —1500 lbs. per pad weight capacity
  • —Highly-accurate readouts with display reading to 1 lb. increments with 1/10 of 1% accuracy
  • —Software calculates center of gravity/recommend height
  • —Readout displays all applicable calibration and weight information at one time
  • —Readout display in pounds (lbs.) or kilograms (kg)
  • —Zero all pads at once or individually depending on use requirements
  • —40-hour rechargeable battery life
  • —Custom-length cables available with Deluxe Stainless Steel Connectors
  • —1-year warranty on your pad(s)

We also offer a wide range of useful Airplane Scale Accessories including: a Replacement Wireless Handheld Antenna, a Wired Scale Battery Pack, a Deluxe Box only with 18' Cables, a Standard Box only with 18' Cables, a Wireless Handheld Control Box, Portable Aluminum Scale Cart, a Replacement Scale Charger, a 15" Replacement Scale Pad, Scale Cables & Connectors, and Roll Back Trays and 10” Risers (Set of 4).

Certification/calibration certification of your scales is available upon request.  These scales are used by experimental aircraft builders and airplane owners with great success!

Tanner Racing Products Manufactures and Sells Additional Aircraft Tools

We fabricate/manufacture and sell additional aviation tools and accessories for your own customization projects, parts replacements and sheet metal fabrications.  We recommend that you review individual product pages for additional details about specific tools, parts and accessories.

Currently, we sell Aircraft Punch & Flare Sets.  These Aircraft Punch & Flare Sets include standardized punch or flare tools, kits and miscellaneous accessories including:  Aircraft Punches and Flares (O.D. outer diameter of 1/16” with punch-to-die clearance for thinner gauge metals at 0.007”), AC-35 punches the required hole size, followed by a 35˚ straight angle for a 1/8” leg length (metal thickness of .020” to .040” aluminum or mild steels), additional sets accommodate various materials thicknesses, and a 1" Aircraft Punch & Flare Tool for 6" Aircraft Punch & Flare Tool models (sets include 6 piece, 7 piece, 9 piece or 13 piece AC Punch & Flare Kits).

Or, you can choose Instrument Gauge Hole Punch Sets (Aircraft Style) that allows you to mount parts easily on bench presses; this are ideal for punching your gauge holes in airplane instrument dashboards.  These punch sets are for the following materials thicknesses:  Aluminum at 18 gauge (.040”) to 14 gauge (.062”), Mild Steels at 19 gauge (.040”) to 16 gauge (.062”), or Stainless Steels at 19 gauge (.040”). Standardized part sizes are designed to accommodate 2-¼” Gauge Hole Punch (aircraft and automotive), and we also sell a 3-1/8” Instrument Gauge Hole Punch (aircraft).

Some of our additional aircraft tools for parts fabrication and replacement parts include: Gauge and Switch Panels, Deluxe Switch Panels w/Aircraft Flip Covers and Instrumentation Switches and Electrical Components.

Airplane Sheet Metal Fabrication Tools

We also have a variety of Airplane Sheet Metal Tools that are ideal for machine shops.  We recommend that your review any applicable products that you need.  We manufacture an assortment of equipment for machine shops (Mittler Brothers) that work very well for various fabrication tasks for airplane parts and skins (sheet metal panels).  These products include:  Manual Bench Presses, Bench Mount English Wheels, Planishing Hammers, Power Hammers, Sheet Metal Box & Pan Brakes and related accessories and parts.  Additionally, we have sheet metal customization tools including Bead Rollers (manual and Power Drive Bead Rollers) with a range of accessories and Bead Roll Sets.  We also have a line of sheet metal artwork/customization products designed and manufactured in conjunction with sheet metal fabrication artist Jamey Jordan—review the Jamey Jordan Signature Series of Bead Rollers and Bead Rolls.

Customers are welcome to contact Tanner Racing Products with any questions about products or for purchases.  You may reach us toll-free at 800-467-2464, or locally in the St. Louis area at 636-745-7757.  Customers and businesses are welcome to contact us by e-mail at: