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SkyBolt Project

wminear

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I am putting my Skybolt Project up for sale. I have decided to go with a finished plane rather than continue with mine. This project is very far along, it has a few more things needing to be finished and it will be ready to cover.

All of the wood work is pretty much done with the wings. The top wing still have the option of installing a fuel tank or not. The ailerons have been trial fit mounted. The fuselage has the tank mounted and all sheet metal panels are constructed and just need to be cleaned and customized to suit. The cowl is complete as well with a firebolt nose bowl. The cowl work was done when I got it so I'm not sure which engine it was cut for. The stainless firewall is in, it just needs finishing for exhaust.

I purchased a canopy from Steen which has the bubble still in the box. The tail feathers are installed. The rudder can be actuated with the rudder petals and the elevator moved with the stick. I have boxes of parts and odds and ends ready to be installed I just do not have the time to finish.

I do have Skybolt plans as well as the Skybolt builders guide from Beej printed and in binders as well as the Skybolt/Firebolt newsletters and the Firebolt plans which i purchased from Steen.

If you have any more questions please feel free to call.

Asking $15,000 I $25k invested. Offers welcome.


Wes Minear
870-530-5031

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TxSkyBolt

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Not a prospect, just wondering what kind of gear that is. Good luck with the sale.
 

wminear

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It is the Marquette Charger gear that a Firebolt would normally have.
 

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Still for sale. If anyone is looking for a plane pretty far along.
 

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