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Cowling for Skybolt R

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Dec 20, 2008
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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?)


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