jjbaker wrote:I didn't know there was 912 & 914s installed in them. What color is in your imagination?
RKittine wrote:Or those, Not as Light As Claimed" Passengers. Matching Paint schemes would be cool to, sitting next to each other like almost Twin Brothers. Power wise, I was happy for my Don's Dream Machine converted C-85-12, which is supposedly between 105 and 115 HP, but would have even loved a 125 HP 0-235 even more.
RKittine wrote:Glenn, Notice the Word "Supposedly" and I know that the actual horsepower is RPM related. With the prop that Dick had installed though, unlike most of the engines I have owned, the engine actually developed full RPM (2,750) on the take off roll, so much so that he was always rechecking to make sure that it was not over red-line during takeoff and back to 2,500 after clear of climb out obstacles. Pretty slow in the air though. In any case, it is all relative as usually the same is true of the lower HP rated engines, not hitting their supposed max during take off due to limited RPMs, so there is a relative increase in power.
akavidflyer wrote:Overkill??? Never heard of it before... its not really much more power than the 912 and 914s that have been put on these planes, just a lot less weight. I may have to fly it like a girl friend not a New York City hooker. Ease into the power not just slam it in LOL
jjbaker wrote:Are you going to leave the panel basic or are you planning to go all out glass and digital?
jjbaker wrote:As I said, if the plane is flown with a 912S or 914, you're already looking at 100+ horses.
Like the planned panel. The choice is to stay completely nostalgic or go all out on glass.
With your wallet and my schedule, this thing should fly next week.
Whats your estimated time to get her airborne?
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