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Spring Gear on Grass, etc S1S

eeairshows

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Does anyone have experience with the spring and "RV/Wolf" style landing gears on grass VS the traditional bungee gear? I have always prefered the S2 Pitts VS the Eagle gear as I found the Eagle gear pretty wobbly on other than a smooth, paved surface. However, that is really nothing to base my opinion on what an S1S with a spring gear might be like.

Also, does anyone have any figures for how much more empty weight you should expect with the spring VS bunge gear. I'm not building or converting, just looking at buying another Pitts.

Thanks,

Erik


BTW The grass thing is not optional: it's where I live.
 
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