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S1 Pitts Ultimate for sale

firefly9r68

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Well i hate to do this but My career has moved forward faster then i figured and i now have to sell my S1 Ultimate. I love this plane to death and do not want to sell it but just have to. Cant keep them all :-(




Ill get all the exact hours in the next couple days and ill add to the list of mods as i remember them all....


Pitts S1.
HOURS
PLANE 925 hours
motor SMOH 325
MT PROP 75 hours
All control surfaces were just recovered in the last 50 hours( 1 year)
also the horizontal stabilizer was done at this time. This cost $12k labor and all

PITTS factory ULTIMATE WINGS
full ailerons 360*sec roll rate
PITTS ultimate 19gal fuel tank (NEW)
PITTS ULTIMATE Firewall
Metal landing gear, not bungee
Big rudder (NEW)
whole fuel system just redone all new or overhauled
MT Comp PROP
Lightweight spinner
Clear floor
Clear side panels
Smoke system 4 gal (NEW)
External Smoke Tank FILL
Carbon fiber Wheel pants
Carbon fiber wing root fairings
Carbon fiber seat back
Carbon fiber baggage door
Carbon fiber I strut covers
New Locking tail wheel asy last annual
Earth X Lithium very light batt. (NEW)
Spades

spent alot of time doing WB when i got it. moved batt, and lot of other stuff to get the CG perfect. now with me in it ( 200 lbs) its perfect with 12 gals of fuel and full smoke!


Motor 220ISH HP
10:1 pistons
MT COMP PROP
Angle Valve motor
oil cooler in wing SUPER LOW OIL TEMPS DURING ACRO EVEN IN 100* HEAT!!!!
Raven Raptor Aluminum Sump/Cold Air Kit (NEW)
Raven 4 into 1 Exhaust (NEW)
Sky Dynamics LW flywheel ( NEW)
oil changed every 10-15 hours. Since i have owned the plane not one spec of metal in screen
LW starter
LW alt
Custom Big mouth intake
4 point egt/cht


PTT and Smoke on Stick
Transponder
In panel Micro radio
JPI EDM-830 with all options (new)
OAT
RPM
MAP
OT
OP
4 point egt/cht
Fuel Flow
and much more


LOTS MORE TO LIST AND I WILL SOON
ALL EXACT HOURS WILL BE ADDED SOON
MORE PICS SOON



This plane is a BLAST to fly!!!!!!!!! super fast roll rate, lots of rudder, Tons of power. Snaps great, and handles like a dream. So light on the controls you just think it it does it!! if the stock +6-4 pitts isnt enough for you this is your plane!!!!!!!!!!!!! I did alot of work to this not thinking i would be selling it any time soon or i wouldn't have invested so much into it lately. Just have to move to a different plane to fit my needs coming up soon so i have to sell. :-(

ASKING $52,500 need to move fast. would consider
trade of something of value for a small parts of it. but most must be paid cash/wire
trade for car/truck/trailer/guns. something i can sell to recoup the rest of the $ down the road.......








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firefly9r68

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also have the factory blue wheel pants in picture that will go with the plane. CF pants on it now....
 

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All that work you did why you selling?? Did it not perform like you hoped? Very nice looking!
 

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All that work you did why you selling?? Did it not perform like you hoped? Very nice looking!

No the plane is amazing. i wish i could figure out how to keep it and the new S2S im buying. I have zero complaints about it. honestly im going to miss flying it the roll rate was and is amazing in it, that ill miss the most :-(. but im needing a S2S for the stuff im getting into over the next year or so the S1 just wont fit how we need it to in the plans for the future.

So off to doing all this again to another plane and learning to fly a new one. It gets delivered next Wednesday hopefully. I bought the red 2011 S2S off trade a plane.
 

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Great, paint job.. Finally something original..
 

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Could you elaborate on plans, what S2S will offer that the Ultimate won't do?
 

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Be prepared for a big difference with the S-2S, my eagle felt much better, the S is great with all the power but it feels heavier all around. Just my 2 cents.
 

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I call two seat Pitts "trucks" much to the annoyance of my friends that own them :) :)
 

firefly9r68

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LOL you guys are funny.

Im going to be doing Formation acro with Jason at viper airshows with his viper pitts. we need a plane that is close to his so when we do the act he wont be leaving me in the dust.

it will have 400ish hp soon, 3 blade and tons of other stuff. Ill sure miss the roll rate though :-(. some nice wing will be in its future. so ill have so almost brand new S2S wing for sale soon if anyone needs them! :)

yea the s2b and s2c are so heave compared to even my eagle. but def compared to my s1. flying this plane was like a feather on the controls. Ill sure miss it.
 
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I just watched a couple of Jason's shows for the first time, amazing for sure. I have to admit that a S2S with that much horse power and excellent smoke sure presents itself well(an understatement I believe?) If you have an opportunity to do formation with him........alas, another S2S would seem to be the route for it.

Thanks,

Humble Jack
 

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Wasn't Jason's viper Pitts for sale recently
No it wasn't his plane. It was a Viper he built to copy his.
It's still for sale just not posted up. Not a cheap bird though or I'd be all over it.
 

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What engine is in the Viper/configuration to yield 400 hp? It's scary for me just to hear it scream.
 

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