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Anyone have a lower RH wing for a Pitts?

timmayb67

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Clipped a tree on landing and it destroyed the lower RH wing. The plane is an S1C. Also I'm going to need an I strut. Call txt 906-2364511. I'm in Georgia and would be willing to travel a moderate distance for the right price.
thanks,
Tim
 

christopher

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Welcome! Ouch! Glad You're ok! Did you browse the classifieds and Pitts post? I seem to remember a lower wing for sale somewhere on here...
 

acroeric

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Be careful to make sure you compare the airfoil on the replacement wing to your existing wings. When I tied the world record for lowest inverted pass I ended up going with all new wings and built my own I struts because nothing matched. Lots of variation out there. If you need any help/ tooling/ jigs/ or plans I'm close. (Burlington NC)
 

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Welcome aboard.

Be sure to check the wing attach fittings very carefully. My brother found cracks in an S1C's rear attach fittings that could not be seen until after the paint was removed. The airplane had an incident similar to yours.....
 

timmayb67

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Wow, thanks for the replies! I'm first going to see if there's any way they can be repaired. The wings themselves are kind of an oddity, my upper span is 18'8" and all wings have aluminum ribs, and 12 total flying wires (really fun to rig!) She flew really nice...nice enough for me to restore her as opposed to parting her out.
 

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