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Cowling for Skybolt R

FastEddie

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As part of my research, I'm trying to get an accurate picture of the costs of buying/building a cowling for the M-14P radial on the front of a Skybolt R.












Would you make it from scratch from Aluminum? from Fiberglass? Would you buy a cowling off of a Yak or Sukhoi? get a Pitts 12 cowl?


Any info you guys can give me about the costs and/or procedures to buy/build a radial-engined cowling would be appreciated.


BTW, I'm dropping the news of my new airplane project on my family today...this ought to generate some interesting reactions (whadda you CRAZY or sump'in?)


Ed
 

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