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  1. don january

    Most Beautiful Aircraft Ever Built

    As Pop said all planes are beautiful but a big plus when they can make you some money. Piper Pawnee has always held a nice view for me
  2. don january

    Low and Slow......and quiet ?

    You can take a 150mph airplane and fly low and slow if you use the throttle and keep it just above stall unless of course the aircraft stalls at 90mph and think of the fuel you will save. I think many guys are worried about getting something that requires no PPL to operate.
  3. don january

    Most Beautiful Aircraft Ever Built

    As far as retracts on the T-mono I'm amazed they where able to fit the system into the root wing. I look at mine and say ?? on how they did it. Many homebuilts such as the VP, Mini Max, and Fly Baby would sure look better and preform better if they could get the gear up out of the slip stream. IMO
  4. don january

    Most Beautiful Aircraft Ever Built

    My FAV.
  5. don january

    Flaglor Scooter ?

    After looking at the prints I think this plane would easily be built from square Alum tube other were the engine comes into play but even that doable. I would myself would not scale up to a two place but even that would be a mission accomplished. A VW pulled it around and heavier weight plane...
  6. don january

    Wanted Flaglor Scooter plans

    I have a set of the original prints and for those who are thinking of a first build I'd stick with the Mini-max or VP. IMO
  7. don january

    Flaglor Scooter ?

    for those blind fellas like me.
  8. don january

    Flaglor Scooter ?

    Nose bowl straight from the prints. Hope not to hard on the kneck
  9. don january

    What did you do on your airplane project today?

    VB: I get the same type of response every time the wife goes down stairs to do laundry. Been thinking of bringing the plane up stairs to the living room. What did I do on my plane today ? Went and picked a few flowers because I need more wood. :pilot:
  10. don january

    Narfi's Scratch Built Zenith 750 Super Duty

    narfi. nearly a thousand bucks down and 0% built. Sound about right to me. You may have to buy two retro scooters before all is said and done. 😧
  11. don january

    Boat, Plane. Plane, Boat.

    Good to see your back on the airwaves Rob I hope your all well. Don
  12. don january

    KR2 and Taylormono plane

    Dropped by to show a test fit going on with the fuel tank. Took only one cut to instrument panel to get the height needed and now to get some mounting tabs welded on along with a hand full of elbows and so on. The black bolt on cap will be replaced with a Alum plate with fill neck welded in...
  13. don january

    Skis and floats

    The floats would have to hold up the GVW and enough HP to get up. Maybe a set of puddle jumpers that can handle the weight. As far as skies you'ed have to get the aircraft out on the snow and see if they will hold it up.
  14. don january

    49 Aronaca Chief North Dakota 65 Cont.

    Drove over and took a peak and a bust in my opinion. I offered to give him 2500 for the 65 Cont but he does not want to part out at this time. Fabric has more dust then paint and strut fitting mount appeared to be bent also. I will try and share any aircraft that shows up locally in my area...
  15. don january

    Ragwing RW20 Stork

    welcome aboard Gary. room for build is were you you can find it. Try and get the little things done and placed aside.
  16. don january

    Question for the mods

    narfi couldn't your request be addressed by Private PM from members and then you wouild have the ability to share or not ?
  17. don january

    What did you do on your airplane project today?

    First plane I left the ground with alone was a 150 Cessna it will always hold a place in my heart
  18. don january

    49 Aronaca Chief North Dakota 65 Cont.

    I told him 12,500.00 was in my opinion twice the worth of it's value because of probable condition and he said he was starting there and open to any offer. One good thing he has all logs for engine and aircraft. I will ask to get a couple pictures when I drive over to location.
  19. don january

    49 Aronaca Chief North Dakota 65 Cont.

    Just came across a deal on this aircraft. Asking price is 12500.00 but fella is willing to go part cash and part nineteen thirties car or truck project. I called him and was told it tipped up and had a prop strike and cracked prop and bent one lift strut. I question spar damage and it's not...
  20. don january

    Flying the SSSC over the hills in WV

    Very nice Dan. Thanks for sharing. Don