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SHIPCHIEF

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What about the CF-4 "Four Runner" designed by Calbie Woods?
It's been mentioned in the thread on best 4 place aircraft, and it's relationship to a Whitman Tailwind, high cruise speed and good payload leave me wanting to know more!!
 

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Re: Aircraft specific information - Bartoe Skyote

Bartoe Skyote
Plans-built single-place aerobatic biplane that can be flown with a Sport Pilot license, designed by aeronautical engineer Pete Bartoe to combine the Rose Parrakeet's classic looks and easy handling with the control precision of the Buecker Jungmeister. Tube fuselage, aluminum wing, and fabric covering, with engines from C85 through O-200 and O-235.

HBA - brief mention in ultralajt's "Designs from 1929-1933"

EXT - Skyote Type Club web site, includes current builders and project photos
EXT - Skyote pilot report, Budd Davisson, Air Progress May 1979
EXT - "Pilot Report on the fully Aerobatic Skyote single-seat biplane," Bob A. Hoover (yes, that Bob Hoover), Sport Aviation December 1976 (PDF)
EXT - "Duane Burnett's Skyote," Sport Aviation, September 1979 (PDF)
EXT - Yahoo group "SkyoteTypeClub"
EXT - Skyote #88 builder's log by John Roberts -- project at firewall forward stage, lots of photos
EXT - Skyotewerks construction blog by Mike Kukulski

http://i520.photobucket.com/albums/w328/snaildrake/Airplanes/Yanks Air Museum 2011/RedYelSkyote.jpg
 
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Volmer VJ-22 Sportsman

Single pylon mounted engine, side by side, fiberglass covered wood fuselage with fabric covered wood wings.

Number of seats = 2
Wing Span = 35.5'
Wing area = 161sq. ft.
Length = 24'

Empty weight = 900lbs-1000lbs
Gross weight = 1500lbs

Stall = 45mph
Cruise = 85 - 100mph
Range = 320 st. miles

Engine = 85hp-100hp recommended (up to 130hp have been used)
 

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