Non-Aeronca project (first airplane)

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Kalahnikid
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Non-Aeronca project (first airplane)

Post by Kalahnikid » Fri Nov 05, 2010 17:31

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Bought this project a couple months ago for $500, which I thought was pretty good. Everything behind the firewall is in great shape.

Has/had a run out Corvair, Im slowly working on getting the wing shifted back to its original position (was moved rearward by previous owner for W&B issues) then it will be time to look at getting an engine and mount built. Should be a fun project and a fun flyer.

I dont love the paint but its probably going to stay like that until it gets recovered a few years down the road.
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Re: Non-Aeronca project (first airplane)

Post by joea » Fri Nov 05, 2010 18:44

Looks like fun but better wear something warm with that open cockpit!

What kind of engine are you going to run on it?

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Re: Non-Aeronca project (first airplane)

Post by Kalahnikid » Sat Nov 06, 2010 01:24

joea wrote:Looks like fun but better wear something warm with that open cockpit!

What kind of engine are you going to run on it?

Joe
Hopefully a Cont 65 or 85. My dad has a couple extra props that would work.
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Re: Non-Aeronca project (first airplane)

Post by Kif » Sat Nov 06, 2010 12:50

Ryan,

Way to go. That will be alot fun to putt around in.
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Re: Non-Aeronca project (first airplane)

Post by Griphos » Sat Nov 06, 2010 20:25

Very nice. Can't beat that price. Don't expect it to fly like an Aeronca though (which I'm sure you don't). Buddy of mine built a Piet. That's an old airfoil and there's no dihedral, so she kind of wallows through the sky. But for low and slow sightseeing, it's hard to beat.
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