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Radial Skybolt for Sale

StinsonPilot

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Scared me for a moment...

That's a nice looking Skybolt!


 

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Doug... I'd never give up on building the biplane.



 

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Interesting. Look at the cabane structure. I wonder what version of the plans were used to build?

Ward


 

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Ward


This was built in '98 from the original Standard plans. The Radial version didn't come out until 2005.
 

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That airplane is local to me. I have not seen it but I don't get around as much as I used to so I'm not surprised it's close by and I didn't know it. Looks nice in the photos.
 

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You're right, Neil.


If I remember the history of the aircraftcorrectly... a father and son boughtan existing Skyboltframe, found a great deal on the tank engine, made the conversion (with conversation between them and Hal). They sold it to the guy that had the write up in a few magazines. He sold it to someone a few years ago. And now... it's for sale again.
 

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I think the weight difference between a 360 Lycoming and a 220hp Continental radial is about 200 pounds. Just add that plus a little more for the prop, longer gear, heavier mount, oil tank and what ever else it takes to the nose of a typical 4cyl Bolt.

 

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..well, that narrowed it down...lol
 

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darylat8750 said:
I wonder how much it weighs.
1300 pounds according to the article.

http://www.steenaero.com/articles_detail.cfm?ArticleID=22
 

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