Why so expensive??

Discussion in 'Bush / Float flying' started by dragon2knight, Jan 29, 2020.

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  1. Jan 30, 2020 #41

    proppastie

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    Well if it was not for all the "labor of love" aviation people out there the prices would be even higher. Probably lots of aircraft suppliers not making a decent living given their skills.
     
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    I'd like to produce 103 kits for a 4 figure sum. It does not look easy. They will still be several times the materials cost.
     
  3. Jan 30, 2020 #43

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    I never thought they were a good value. Caveat Emptor.
     
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    It is utility that I look at. I think of an airplane more like a jeep pickup that happens to have wings. If it don't get some blood and mud on it what use is it?
     
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    I liked the Quicksilver lineup not for it's value, there were obviously better deals in the ultralight field, but for it's strength and design. Despite many attempts(ahem...)I never bent one ;)
     

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