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Raven 2XS Kit & Lycon AEIO-540

andrewrichards

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Looks like its back on the market again, includes Lycon AEIO-540 which is current being built (almost done). Will assist with crating and shipping worldwide, consider trade for flying 2 place. $85k

Lots of dollars spent, details below:

Raven 2XS

All factory kits as provided by Raven Aircraft

Fuselage
Powder coated – fuse white, controls black
All formers
Instrument panels front and rear
Sheet metal
Nutplates installed
Controls including bearings
Tail grouping
Firewall
Sprung aluminium gear, gun drilled, polished by Raven
Pitts S2 PTT throttle handles (new)
Canopy frame (built by Raven) not powdercoated
Aviat S2 factory canopy frame (new) can be modified to fit the 2XS, it has a lower profile
All new Aviat canopy hardware (cables, fuse fittings etc)
New hooker ratchet harnesses for front and rear
Fuel tanks – main, wing and header
Andair fuel valve
David Clark Intercom
Some instrumentation/gauges (new)
Transponder aerial
Engine mount
Wolf carbon fiber cowl
Standard cowl, including sheet metal
Raven Cold Air Induction
Raven exhaust with polished collectors
Wheel pants for spring gear
Grove wheels, brakes and master cylinders
S2C style vents
Concorde RG25XS battery
Starter and master relays
Stainless firewall
Rudder cables etc (swaged by AS&S)
2 tinted canopy bubbles
Raven inverted oil

Wings
Factory kits provided by Raven
Lowers built by Raven – uppers not started (in kit form) currently in Canada.

This is serial number 3. The prototype wings are different to the 2XS.


Engine

AEIO-540-EXP (D4B5) Currently being built by Lycon:

Est by Lycon 350 to 360hp
0 SMOH
Port match and flow balanced cylinders
NFS 10:1 forged aluminium pistons
Crankcase O ring modification
Crankcase thrust washer modification
Complete engine balance
New performance profile camshaft
FM300A Fuel Servo
Skytec HT starter
90 degree oil filter adapter
B&C Vac 2/6 inverted oil pickup
B&C SD8 Alternator
B&C LR3C-14 voltage regulator
New Slick magnetos
Barrett Cold Air Induction


This is serial number 3. The prototype wings are different to the 2XS.





Edited by: andrewrichards
 

andrewrichards

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Need to sell - all reasonable offers considered. Packing and shipping worldwide will be no problem.
 

DragonflyDH90

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I would be on to this in a shot if I had the cash Andrew, shame about the timing. If only it were 18mths down the track.


Ryan
 

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Thanks Ryan. Plan us to start one again in the next couple of years when the kids get older, don't want to mothball it for now.
 

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Would you consider selling the motor separate?
 

andrewrichards

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Hi

I would prefer to sell as a package at this stage, have spent $48k on the engine and would like to see it on the 2XS
 

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I just added up what you would have spent, $85,000 would be a steal. That one hellava engine, carbon cowl etc - don't think you would get a better performing biplane well maybe the Wolf Pitts Pro at $455,000.

I think those who are familiar with Rob's and Lycon's work would agree that this is no "normal" machine.

Would you trade for a twin? I've got a cherry Baron (55)
 

andrewrichards

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Thanks. Not sure I would be interested in a Baron, can't turn it upside down and too many buttons for me.
 

andrewrichards

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Will separate engine and kit:

$40k for engine and $40k for the kit. Open to offers for the package.


Andrew
 

gnielse

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Andrew, I'll send you an e-mail with a couple questions.

Grant


 

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Sale pending on kit and engine.

Thanks for all the interest, kit will be going to a good home - engine in a monoplane.

 

andrewrichards

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Sale fallen through on the 2XS kit, back on the market. Easy packing ready to ship worldwide.
 

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Sale fallen through on both engine and kit. $80k including packing

Consider trade for S2BEdited by: andrewrichards
 

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And engine sold, kit back on the market. Will part trade for S2B, low time, no damage history.
 

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At a fellow forum members suggestion, here is a link to some older build photos on the Raven site:

http://www.ravenaircraft.com/gallery/Andrew's%202XS/index.html

Doesnt show all the components like Wolf Cowl etc.

$40k shipped for kit to be shipped to West Coast USA.

 

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