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  • Posted in thread: Anyone have time in a Super Swift? on 05-17-2018 at 02:52 PM
    Many a high time airline Captain has run a Swift off in the weeds on the left side of the
    runway on takeoff...Usually the worst offenders in any sporty tailwheel airplane. LOL :)

  • Posted in thread: Anyone have time in a Super Swift? on 05-17-2018 at 02:47 PM
    I've flown one with 210 HP and the canopy conversion. Super smooth, solid, light controls. Of
    course an RV will fly circles around it in every way on less gas, but the Super Swift looks way
    cooler and...

  • Posted in thread: Aviation history for sale on 04-23-2018 at 12:14 AM
    It's already been sold.

  • Posted in thread: MT Prop? on 04-10-2018 at 02:39 PM
    Have you tried a Catto or Sensenich ground adjustable composite prop? Changed my mind about
    metal plus about 1/3 the weight. Both are thinner then a metal one.Again, this comes from the
    acro world, bu...

  • Posted in thread: MT Prop? on 04-10-2018 at 01:38 AM
    My experience with all types of fixed pitch pitch props on aerobatic airplanes concludes that
    you simply cannot beat the performance of a standard metal prop. I cannot imagine the Cub
    application chan...

  • Posted in thread: Nice J-3 85 wanted on 03-30-2018 at 01:19 AM
    Looking for a nice stock yellow J-3, no elec, prefer 85 and no wing tank. Easternish US.

  • Posted in thread: Spinning a Cub on 03-06-2018 at 04:15 PM
    Never had it happen in the Cub, but with wood/composite props and a low idle setting, there's a
    chance you can go deadstick doing spins. Happened to me few times in other airplanes. Always a
    good idea...

  • Posted in thread: Clip wing vs Long wing J-3 on 02-20-2018 at 01:21 AM
    Well if he can't get more than 35K for a metal spar Decathlon, it's ragged, engine run out, or
    something else wrong with it. If it's in great condition like you say, I sure have lots of acro
    friends w...

  • Posted in thread: Clip wing vs Long wing J-3 on 02-19-2018 at 08:04 PM
    Mine was in almost perfect shape and cost $42KI don't suppose that 42K price is exactly 15 yrs
    old. ;):)

  • Posted in thread: Clip wing vs Long wing J-3 on 02-19-2018 at 02:41 PM
    I bet I can find a Decathlon with metal spar wings for you today for $35K.Then you could make
    decent side money finding good condition $35K Decathlons for folks. :)

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