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Single place SA-100

mfliin

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Not sure if it's on here, but I stumbled across this plane this morning while surfing the interweb.....
There's also an interesting single place Parakeet a bit further down that looks interesting, not sure about the aerobatic side, but it is an interesting plane for sure.

http://www.barnstormers.com/cat.php?mode=listing&main=
 

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That Starduster was built by Gordon Nauta and has a racing history along with hand shaped aluminum cowling. It was a neglected airframe left in a barn and was taken to canada and the pictures show the obvious. You couldn't come close to building it for 20 grand. If you are looking for a nice Starduster it would be a good choice.
 

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This is what it looked like before it went to Canada, it must have had most everything replaced, an my hat is off to who ever rebuilt and breathed life into it? It originally was a nice airplane and was left outside for many yrs here in the N/W and finally sold after the eccentric owner passed away! I tried to buy this airplane N6385C at a sheriffs sale in 1988 and it set out side until it went to Canada almost 20 years later! Check these pictures of it, prior to Canada! The only thing I can see that it needs is the later taller gear like on N2341C Lou Stolps SA-100 single place Starduster! Dave

http://www.angelfire.com/or/cash4u/

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Quite an amazing story on this bird!
 

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Dave, is 14C still being hid/hoarded by the owner? Too bad that airplane isn't flying, it's the best looking SA100 ever built with the tall gear, flat wrap w/s and comanche style nose.
 

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This Starduster is about an hour away from me. It is a georgous aircraft. Paul did a wonderful job of giving the Ol' Girl a new life. Someone would be getting themselfs a great little airplane. Not a problem for most people, but my 6' 4" fram does not fit! (As with most aircraft!) Hope it goes to a great new home! Chees, Don.
 

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Night Twister this is another sad thing. The airplane was bought for next to nothing by a guy for just the engine of it! Last I heard it was still in a hanger at Chehalis WA, and other parts were in a hanger at Toledo WA. I made several attempts some years ago to buy it but the guy that owns it lives in Hawaii and I am told is a collector owns 15 airplanes, and is not a pilot! I even bought an engine for it that is now half built, an O-290-D2.

Both times we were to meet and make some sort of offer he did not show? Since then the airport has flooded and I do not think the airplane was moved out of the hanger to high ground! So even if it still exists there is some question as to it being made airworthy! But that guy in Canada brought back to life the orange an white one, that as you can see was in terrible shape, so who knows?

I have the remains of a wrecked SA-100 that if I live long enough hope to make a clone of N2314C! Dave
 

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