Matco Aircraft Landing Systems produces a superior 5″ inch wheel and brake assembly for use with aircraft requiring less than 1420 lbs per wheel. This model uses 1.25 inch TAPER/ROLL bearings. (Check the product comparison table for other bearing and caliper configurations).

DIMENSIONS – The W50LD is a 5″ inch wheel with 4.65 inch width with an additional 1.39 inch caliper spacing. Bearing spacing is 2.98 inches and axle spacing is 1.36 inches. The total weight of this wheel and brake assembly is 8.9 pounds. The bearing axle diameter is 1.25 inches.

FEATURES – The W50LD is centrifugally cast utilizing 535 aluminum alloy for superior strength and corrosion resistance. This alloy provides a light weight wheel and affords many yars of efficient performance. The W50LD features dual WHLB5 brake assemblies and high energy disc for increased braking performance. The wheel is designed to use 11x400x5 ‘Lamb’ type tires. (Specify the W51LD for use with 5.00-5 aircraft style tires). The WHLA1A axle or WHLAXLE1A axle assembly (includes axle, nut, and washer) are designed to be used with the W50LD


The WHLW50LD is designed for the following standards:

Static Capacity 1420 LBS
Load Limit 4260 LBS
Maximum Accelerate/Stop Kinetic Energy 283613 ft-lb
Torque Rating (@450 PSI) 3976 in-lb

Additional information

Weight 8.9 lbs
Brake Type

Tire Beadseat Diameter

5 Inch

Load Limit

Wheel Assembly Width

Bearing Type

Axle Spacing


Bearing Diameter

Bearing Spacing

Caliper Spacing

Kinetic Capacity

Static Capacity

Torque Rating

Wheel Type