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J. Pearson Radial Skybolt

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Oct 2, 2006
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I am just about ready to have my Skybolt inspected - justfuel lines to connect and rig the wings. Hopefully I'll be airborne this fall.
I acquired the project about 25% complete 2 years ago almost to the day and have been a pretty dedicated builder. I have really enjoyed the project.
I elected to go with the M-14P and am pleased that I did. I love the appearance of the aircraft. I think it will be a joy to fly. There were a few hurdles or challenges to deal with along the way but no show stoppers.
I am building the Skybolt in Brantford, Ontario, Canada and if anyone is interested, please stop by. I'm working at Gilbert Custom Aircraft where there are several other projects - a Varieze, Mustang 1, etc. Darryl Gilbert is building a Super Chipmunk (Lycoming 540) and his pride is a full scale Spitfire with a V-12 Ranger engine.

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