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For whatever reason, a forum member PM'd me to ask this question:

I am a sport pilot....buying abeautiful EAA biplane that just got certified this summer my question is can I fly this as a sport pilot. I have been told yes and no by many pilots I trust and it seems that the common denominator is stall speed..........if it's under 51 mph then I'm good to go however, one owner has told me it 66 mph and two others including the guy who built the plane tell me it will be well under 51 mph. Can you forward or post this question in an attempt to get me a true answer before I buy a biplane that I can't fly.

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