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DFWbipe

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Skybolt 1981, 0-360 A1A 180 hp, Hartzell CS 2 blade prop, just completed extensive condition inspection, ready to rock, Hooker harnesses both cockpits,B&C light weight starter,smoke system, spades,new ignition harness and plugs, 490hrs ttae, flys great. 770-654-1111. [email protected] . 40K OBO

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Please post a price.
 

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Is it the one in your profile pic?
Seems like I just saw that one, or one similar, for sale last year.
 

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It has sold several times in thew past 2 years. I wanted it at one point but it got sold right before I got to fly out to see it.
 

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Price is $40000.00. Yes the one on my profile pic. I'll post more pics soon. I need to figure out how. I love this bipe, it flies wonderfully, but I have a bad case of gotta have a Pitts itis.

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The man I bought the plane from bought the bipe to learn to fly, no previous flying experience . He realized his error and I got it from him. The man he bought it from was a retired airline pilot who had owned it for years. This Skybolt won "Best Bipe" at a fly-in this past summer. Lots of bipes there.

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Jerry

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Beautiful plane. What kind of performance are you getting with the 180 and c/s prop ?
 

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Thanks Christopher. Jerry, normal cruise 135 mph at about 9 gph. I use 25 square for aeros at 140 mph+. About 13 gph. Solo takeoffs, 100 mph climb out, I usually see 1300 to 1500 fpm. Light fuel load, 85 mph climb out, I have seen 1800 fpm. I have not timed the roll rate , but it gets around good. I really do love flying this 'Bolt, if I could afford 2 planes, it would not be for sale.

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Still looking for qualified owner/caretaker for my 'bolt.
 

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Beautiful bird! Give me a couple of years to finish my SMP, ring it out, and sell it.
 

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I added transponder for those interested, KT76A. Price reduced, need to sell fast. I have found my next.
 

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I'll be in the market in about 2 or 3 more months. I really love this plane but just can't do it yet. :(
 

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I don't know why it has not occurred to me before, but I just realized that you are only about 45 minutes away from me. (assuming you are at KGVL)

If you still have the plane in June, fly out to the Triple Tree "Fabric and Tailwheel Luncheon"
http://www.tripletreeaerodrome.com/fabric-tailwheel-lunch.php

Or to Breakfast on July 21
http://www.tripletreeaerodrome.com/sc-breakfast-club.php

Triple Tree has a much bigger fly-in for September, also.
http://www.tripletreeaerodrome.com/triple-tree-fly-in.php

(edit: I suggest these events because they have good attendance; may be good exposure)
 
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I added transponder for those interested, KT76A. Price reduced, need to sell fast. I have found my next.
Is the Bolt still for sale? Of so, what is the new price? I have $ but not original asking price.
Thanks,
Tom
 

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Yes still for sale. $35000.00 firm. Sale is pending, but first $ flies it home.
 

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