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New Sedans available!

Post by joea » Mon Apr 13, 2015 08:09

Anyone want a new Sedan?

Detailed Description

Airframe:
Total Time Air Frame: New
Fuselage will be fabric covered and the landing gear will also be of original tube design. Bungee cords for shock absorption and a steerable tail wheel: standard. The fuselage will have two seaplane type doors, unlike the original Sedan (S15AC). Steel tube formers and aluminum stringers replace the original wood. Metal wings will still grace the plane and new double-puck disc brakes with 8.50 x 6.00 tires complete the standard arrangement.

Engine Specifications:
Lycoming O-360-A1A (180HP) (TBO 2000 Hrs), Total Time Since New: 0
(Sedan originally equipped with 6 cylinder, Continental C-145 or O-300,145 HP engine)

Prop:
80" Constant Speed Hartzell Prop HC-C2YR-1BF/F8477-4, C-1576 Damper and 835-23P polished
spinner, Total Time Since New: 0
The 80" constant speed prop STC (separate from the 180 HP STC) that we hold uses a damper on the pro-peller hub just behind the spinner backing plate. This damper ELIMINATES the RPM restriction that is pre-sent on the original 76" constant speed prop that is still part of the original 180 HP STC. You'll have 0-2,700 RPM available to use at any setting you wish.

Modifications/Conversions, Standard Features:
Vertical Instrument Panel (STC) - STANDARD
Extended Baggage: Factory Data - STANDARD
Large Windows: Factory Data - STANDARD
Dog-Leg Conversion (STC) - STANDARD
Dual Sea-Plane Doors (gas cylinder lift operated): Factory Data - STANDARD
Lightweight Battery: FAA-PMA Odyssey 12V-SBS-J16 - STANDARD
Lightweight Starter & Alternator - STANDARD
New 10.35 Gallon Aux tanks (2) total fuel of 56.7 US Gallons: Factory Data - STANDARD

Avionics/Radios:
Basic Radio Package Includes:
GPS: Power Patch Point installed for mobile unit- STD*
iPad Power Supply: Lone Star LS03-05025 TSO cigar lighter socket*
Comm. 1: Garmin GTR 225 (3.06 lbs) (or current equivalent replacement)
Transponder: Garmin GTX 327 (4.2 lbs) (or current equivalent replacement)
Four Place Intercom PS Engineering PM3000 (12 oz) (or current equivalent replacement)
Emergency Locator: ACK 406/121.5 MHz ELT (2.0 lbs) (or current equivalent replacement)
*standard

Additional Equipment:
Alaskan Bushwheel 3200 Scott Replacement tail wheel w/ Pawnee tail spring - STANDARD
Double-Puck Brakes (8.50 x 6.00 Tires): New Factory Data/Product - STANDARD
Co-Pilot Brakes: Factory Data - STANDARD
Hydraulic Parking Brake: Factory Data - STANDARD
Strobe Lights: Aveo Flash or Aeroflash 3-point strobe (or equivalent) - STANDARD
Beacon: Aveo Flash "Red Baron" or Aeroflash "Ship Anti-Collision" set - (or equivalent) STANDARD

Exterior:
Covered in Ceconite or Stits, colors to be chosen by the Buyer, 3 colors max. (Invasion stripes, etc. extra) Base color: Insignia white

Interior:
Two front sliding, adjustable seats covered in fabric with Naugahyde panels and a rear, matching 2-place sling/hammock seat. All seat positions will be fitted with seat belt/shoulder harness installation. Floorboards will be fiberglass covered wood, sidewalls and headlin-er will be painted metal. Optional Leather upholstery complementing the exterior colors may be chosen at extra cost.

Inspection Status:
In Annual and current VFR Certification at time of delivery of aircraft

Warranty:
Standard industry warranty on workmanship, materials for one year or 100 hours, whichever occurs first. Engine, propeller and all appliances are covered under individual manufacturers' warranties.

Price: $235,000
If interested in this aircraft:
Please call Burl at 907-688-3715, or email him at: burl@biginalaska.com.


http://www.burlac.com/AeroSedan.html

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Re: New Sedans available!

Post by Red(neck) Barron » Mon Apr 13, 2015 08:46

That might be worth getting excited about! Do Sedans have more legroom than Champs? I sit my Citabria like a Toad on a Lilly pad.
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Re: New Sedans available!

Post by Louis » Mon Apr 13, 2015 10:49

Sedan's have MUCH more legroom than Champs. That is a good part of why I bought my Sedan back in 88. I'm 6'6" with a good part of that dimension taken up by leg. The Sedan was the only plane I could afford that I fit in. Mine has the stock jackscrew adjustable pilot seat. I believe the new Sedans will have the Cessna type seat rails and could potentially have even more adjustment for tall guys than the old ones.

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Re: New Sedans available!

Post by Red(neck) Barron » Thu Jul 20, 2017 16:26

Did this enterprise fizzle? The web link doesn't work.
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Re: New Sedans available!

Post by hangerash » Sat Jul 22, 2017 07:26

Larry, Burl is still in business and updated his website. The old URL was changed to this
http://www.burlac.com/aero_sedan.html
and unfortunately Burl's web developers should have provided a redirection to the new page.
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Re: New Sedans available!

Post by Red(neck) Barron » Sat Jul 22, 2017 07:48

Thanks, I still find this very interesting.
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Re: New Sedans available!

Post by hangerash » Sat Jul 22, 2017 08:00

You need to "up-trade" that Citabria to a Sedan :lol:
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Re: New Sedans available!

Post by Red(neck) Barron » Sat Jul 22, 2017 09:14

I actually have the Citabria on Trade-a-Plane now so I'm looking for something a little different.

I wonder if he has actually built any of these Sedans yet?
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Re: New Sedans available!

Post by hangerash » Sun Jul 23, 2017 19:02

An after thought if you are really looking for a Sedan, Mike Hoag in Three Rivers, Michigan is one of the most knowledgeable people around. I heard he might have one or two he just finished rebuilding. I don't have his contact information at hand, but I'd bet Joe A has it burried in one of his little black books. Mike's work is good as new if you have every a chance to look at one of his projects at Middletown.
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Re: New Sedans available!

Post by joea » Mon Aug 07, 2017 13:46

Mike Hoag 269 547 3286

Great guy, absolute immaculate restorer, especially on Sedans!

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Re: New Sedans available!

Post by joea » Mon Aug 07, 2017 13:47

Red(neck) Barron wrote:
Sat Jul 22, 2017 09:14
I actually have the Citabria on Trade-a-Plane now so I'm looking for something a little different.

I wonder if he has actually built any of these Sedans yet?
Burl has built at least one new Sedan I believe.

Personally I would contact Mike Hoag first as I am not sure Burl has anymore available right now.

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