Wicks Offers Rare Aircraft Grade Spruce Sizes

Customizable spruce available for spars, cap strips, and T-stringers.


HIGHLAND, IL – Wicks Aircraft Supply has aircraft-grade Sitka spruce suitable for spars, cap strips, and T-stringers. It now offer spars up to 1.5 inches thick by 9 inches wide with lengths up to 25 feet. Most common spar orders can be shipped in a week or less.

For those who need spars with tapers, bevels, routing, or all three adjustments, Wicks Aircraft Supply can customize any piece of aircraft grade Sitka spruce to a homebuilder's specs. There is a setup charge for the service. The quality standards for spar and cap strip material at Wicks exceed normal mil specs for aircraft grade.

Wicks also has the capability of cutting any size capstrips and T-stringers for wing ends. It carries plywood down to 1/16-inch and 1mm thickness for use as gusset materials in forming wing ribs.

For more information visit www.wicksaircraft.com.

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