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Skybolt for sale

n51hj

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With the announcement of my employer's bankruptcy, I have decided that I need to trim back the fleet. The Skybolt probably gets the least useage of all of them so, with a heavy heart, I have decided to put it up for sale.
It was finished in '97, won an Outstanding Construction award at Oshkosh in '98, and a Steen Aero Lab Designer's Award from Hale in '99.


It currently has 232 TTAF and engineon an IO-540C4B5 with a McCauley fixed-pitch 8069. VFR instrumentation with a com, transponder and encoder, PS intercom, and Hooker ratchet harnesses. It's got long landing gear, a Scott 3200,and finished in dope and laquer on the sheet-metal and has a Steen-style two-place canopy.


It's been hangared it's whole life but the cosmetics are not perfect. Fresh bungee cords and annual in September.


I'd entertain including delivery and a checkout for expenses.


I'm still trying to decide what it's worth....


You can email me for more pics and info.


Steve Jones
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727GS at db3broadband.com
 

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yea, real nice clean looking airplane! well, its worth whatever someone will pay for it...... try to figure out its value
 

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i like the look of the turtle deck out of stringers....... looks classic.
 

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Stringered turtle deck caught my eye too. Very classic looking. I could enjoy this one.

 

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Were you at Oshkosh this year? Nice looking plane.




 

n51hj

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Yes, it was there last year and on and off since '97.


Thanks,
Steve
 

smizo

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This isnt the redbull air race steve jones, is it?
 

n51hj

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Unfortunately not. Not the pro golfer, ex-St. Louis Cardinal, or the guitar player for the Sex Pistols, either.
 

smizo

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Just the guy selling the skybolt, sigh. Haha
 

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If Hale gave it two thumbs up... it's gotta be top-notch !!
Beautiful looking 'bolt.
 

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I will admit that it's showing a little age, but it flies very nice.


Thanks for the kind words.


Steve
 

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I'm sure I have a couple hundred pictures of all the nice details on Steve's Skybolt. This is a very well built airplane constructed by a very experienced builder.


 

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Some more pictures would be good. Pictures of details: Panels, landing gear, canopy system, any control mods and under the "hood" are always interesting.

 

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