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Sill looking for a small biplane

planegene

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Well since my C120 is gonna be down for a while. The wife told me to buy a small biplane to fly while the 120 goes through restoration. I am looking for a Smith Mini Plane, Baby Lakes, Acrosport 1, or? Don't want to spend a lot, let me know what you have.

Gene
 

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Really nice smith mini on barnstormers. Wants 20k but its nice.
 

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It is only 24 hours later! Did I miss this Smith? Can't find it at Barnstormers. As I bought mine from there this year I am always on the lookout for another, just for my own information. I love my Ms. Smith and look forward to her first flight this spring after a complete update of components.

L
 

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Sill looking for a Smith miniplane, Baby Lakes, Acrosport, possibly an EAA biplane. Let me know what you have.
 

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Don't shy away from an S-1C Pitts. There are lots of them and you get a lot of airplane for the money.
 

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Chopmo said:
Don't shy away from an S-1C Pitts. There are lots of them and you get a lot of airplane for the money.
I would love to have a S1 but they seem to be a little more money than the others.
 

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Lots of S1-Cs show up under $20,000. You can't build the airframe for that and you would still need cover, paint and an engine.
 

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what's your price range ?
 

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I do have two Pitts S-1 projects for sale. Buy one the the other free Lol
One is short fuselage was flying with a Lyc O-290 D2 135hp but the pilot landed in tall grass and it went ove on it's back. Damage the vertical tail and upper wing and right gear. The other is a long fuselage the appears to be factory made or made very very well. The wings to it are used S-1D 4 ailerons but modified. Have most parts to finish except an engine and alum skin. Have two cowls. I paid $5000 for both and added another $2000 with flying wires in loaded inst panel and alum turtle deck.
 

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I do have two Pitts S-1 projects for sale. Buy one the the other free Lol
One is short fuselage was flying with a Lyc O-290 D2 135hp but the pilot landed in tall grass and it went ove on it's back. Damage the vertical tail and upper wing and right gear. The other is a long fuselage the appears to be factory made or made very very well. The wings to it are used S-1D 4 ailerons but modified. Have most parts to finish except an engine and alum skin. Have two cowls. I paid $5000 for both and added another $2000 with flying wires in loaded inst panel and alum turtle deck.
Boy, that sounds nice!

Planegene, if you're open to a Pitts that sounds like the way to go.
 

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