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Eric Shilling (new member)

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Thanks for the great forum!

I'm beginning the process to restore and re-cover my Skybolt.
My dad started building it in the early 1970s, then set it aside to build a Sonerai II and a Q2, then resumed work to complete it in 1987.

Some technical info:

Engine: IO-360 A1A
Prop: 2-Bladed Hartzell
3-Piece top wing with Starduster cabanes and brace wire layout.
Modified Ailerons (very light stick forces without spades).
Servo/Trim on elevator and rudder.
Rear canopy.

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