# Tailwind on Craigslist

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#### wsimpso1

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Somebody please give this bird a new home.

#### rv7charlie

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As always, retrieval doubles the price... :-(

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#### speedracer

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I have a rebuilt 235 crankshaft (Aircraft Specialties) for sale on Trade A Plane that will work on the 290. All 290 G's have 235 crankshafts.

#### mcrae0104

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Agree, but what is the value of the airframe without an engine?

BJC
My guess is half the asking price.

BJC

#### TFF

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Technically it doesn’t have an engine, just parts.

#### pfarber

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If you bend the flange you also cracked some drive gears and gonna need to check the rods.

Also, there is no such thing as a 'prop strike AD'. There are SBs, but nothing to the leven of AD.

Value? Motor is junk, airframe maybe $2-3k avionics are minimal and add nothing. If it was worth saving for$5k don't you think a smart seller would repair it and sell it as flying for \$15k???

#### TFF

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There is an AD on the crank drive gear if prop strike. 2004-10-14. There isn’t one on the prop flange as there is already protocols well understood. Most people are scared enough about loosing a prop that they don’t push it, at least not bigger engines. It’s only a pen stroke away if the FAA didn’t think people were doing the right thing.

#### Pops

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Most people , but still there are those that just forget it.
I saw a Piper Super Cub that stalled in a low level turn at the beginning of the runway and the right wheel hit the ground and balanced and then the left wheel hit the ground and the left wing tip almost hit the ground with the tail up very high, almost going over on it top. When the tail was very high, the prop threw large chunks of sod up in the air at least 20'.
Ignored and still flown as nothing happen.