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Starduster SA100 in Massachusetts

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As always same caveats, low time over how long? Engine needs extreme vetting. O290D2's are great when they are great, many MANY $$$$ when sick.(see several threads)

Otherwise great looking example.

Jack
 

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Really nice looking plane.

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Sure is a lot prettier than the one I just bought, and a lot closer to home. :( Lot more expensive, too... :)
 

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How close to an S1-C is an SA-100 if they had the same engine?
 

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How close to an S1-C is an SA-100 if they had the same engine?
I'm thinking not very close in terms of performance or the total flying experience but that's a guess and not based on any personal experience.
 

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Right now I can only compare physical differences. The S1C is about 9/10 the size of the Starduster. You are dealing with probably 50 pounds difference with that, and most SD were not built with competition in mind. Because of the curved wing of the SD, the ailerons have slightly less area. The gear on the SD is about a foot wider in stance and a little shorter. On the other side, the stall should be right at the LSA limit for SD; that could make up overall performance numbers.
 

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Can you comment on the cockpit and leg room in the SA100 compared to the S1C?

Thanks.
 
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The one in colorado is a gem. Some biplane jockey needs to snap that up. Has an O-320 too.
 

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The one in colorado is a gem. Some biplane jockey needs to snap that up. Has an O-320 too.
i'm up to my neck in a kitchen renovation and haven't filed my taxes yet.

maybe in a month or so when the smoke clears and my tax situation is a known known.
 
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