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Trade: Shortwing Project for Flatwing Project

toobuilder

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Conceived to fill the need for a reasonably fast "flying SUV", this airplane features a flat floor from firewall to aft baggage bulkhead to accomodate a wide range of loading options, and yes, I planned on sleeping inside on flying camping trips. The structure shares its primary dimensions with the Piper Shortwing line (Piper Shortwing Drawing CD is included) so will fly substantially like a Pacer. But this one has 180 HP and a CS prop on the nose, so will likely outclimb almost anything in it's class. The fuselage features two full sized door openings in front with a single cargo door on the right rear. Main doors are intended to be a split type, with the lower section hinged at the front, and the upper section hinged at the top, cub style, but much larger. The search for higher cruise performance is enhanced by the use of Cessna 170 gear legs and the RV-6 cowl. Tail wheel is an Aviation Products unit on a titanium stinger spring.

The project includes everything pictured here, as well as flaps, ailerons, fuel tanks, a new Andair fuel valve, a 0 TSOH prop governor, and a bunch of Tri Pacer interior stuff.

The low time since OH (but no logs) engine pictured is available and includes two magnetos, fuel pump, servo, stock sump and intake tubes, and other odds and ends. It is very clean inside and appears to be the low time engine it was represented to me as. Prop came off a flying RV-8 and is in good shape.

I'm primarily looking to trade the airframe for a similar single hole Pitts airframe and hang my 180. I'll sell outright if I have to, but I figured since I'm going to turn around and buy a Pitts, a trade would save a step.

Price is $3,900 without engine or prop, $10,900 with everything. Aircraft is located in Mojave, ca.












 

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Ok, prop is sold, engine is off the table... Airframe is offered for $2,500 (or a Flatwing project)
 

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