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Pitts S1X Sunbird


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Apr 26, 2015
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Sunbird is listed for sale on Barnstormers under Pitts heading. I love the performance but the plane is not a good fit for me. I no longer have ready access to a mechanic familiar with a Pitts and I am not very good at (and don't enjoy) doing it myself. Consequently, I find it quite frustrating.

Briefly, it is a beefed up S1 with an IO540 and MT 3 bladed prop + lightspeed ignition and other stuff aimed at keeping it light and improving performance. It is the plane used by Spencer Suderman to set the current inverted spin record.

I have $70k invested but want to sell it and don't expect to get it out. Anyone who is sincerely interested with a reasonable offer will own it. You can call me at 530-227-1441 or email [email protected] to discuss.

The plane and I are currently located @ KPSP. For the life of me, I couldn't figure out how to change location from San Luis Obispo in my personal info. Cheers.
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