Everybody in the family loved this plane. The plane will be equipped with Federal AWB Hydraulic Wheel Skis, so the stub axles and brackets were fitted at this time. With the 180 hp and constant speed prop it would be good performer. Different wings (shape) requires different locations. He began by removing the skins from all the wings and control surfaces to facilitate cleaning, inspection and zinc chromating. Care was taken to keep these completely separate from the direct-reading "steam gauges" required of the TCDS. It will be fitted with 8.00 tires to begin with. Friend's plane also had a factory float kit and he installed EDO-2000s a few years ago. â¦ Next is installation of the wings. Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests. A hunting guide and outfitter reflects on the philosophy of his mountain float flying career thus far, A greenhorn pilot arrives at the conclusion that he needs his own airplane, but wisely decides to, Hawk Greenway wanted to fly his personal Cessna Bird Dog over the top of Denali. Lucky Rose & BD (the Franklin 6A-350 converted 170B's I get to fly here) both have Horton STOL kits. The first oil and filter sample was tested and came back ‘normal’ in all tests for a new break-in engine. The "B" model was preferred because of the best wing design of the three 170 models. http://share.findmespot.com/shared/face ... BFmtASxjeV, http://share.findmespot.com/shared/face ... hqkjZ4hVF9, Mountain Float Flying Part 1: The Imaginary Passenger, From Trike to Floats in Alaska's Backcountry, Portable shelters and tents for airplane camping. Well Maintained. Search 1000's of Aircraft listings updated daily â¦ It was beginning to look like a real plane again!! 1955 Cessna 170B, restored, recently flying. View similar aircraft pricing data and search more aircraft for sale at GlobalPlaneSearch.com. My A&P (IA) and I did a very thorough inspection and he approved the plane to return to service! Great Fun!! For high AOA ops your VGs need to be right close to the LE. I slowly reduced power, landed and we all celebrated with a beer and high fives. View this full frame slideshow of some of the most stunning backcountry flying photos from our community. I run a semi-synthetic with CamGuard added. 3950TT, 130SMOH and POH in 2017. Then we were able to insulate the cabin side of the firewall and install the new control cables from the engine to the panel. There is a good reason the retainer pins (cotter keys) used with the cable/pulley systems are aluminum as opposed to steel...they are often placed in areas were it would not be possible to remove them unless they were "soft" enough to be grabbed and pulled out with long thin picks. The aileron bellcranks, cables and pulleys are then installed. A 79" MT Composite 3-blade constant speed propeller from Flight Resource was selected to harness the engine HP and turn it into thrust. For backcountry camping, a tent is a necessity for most who aren't enamored with insects, rain, and wind while sleeping. Piston Amphibious/Floatplanes. When my daughter began to accompany us, I sold the 140 and bought a 1948 Cessna 170. Cessna 170 Whether you use your 170 for work or play Wipaire can help you get the best performance, and the most enjoyment, during your flight time. Top models include CITATION II, CARAVAN 208B GRAND, 414A, 340A, 421C, and CITATION ISP. We padded and wrapped the entire fuselage and loaded it onto a flatbed car hauler and drove it 50 miles to my home field. Both are equipped with O-300s, Borer props and Gar-Aero 8.50x10s and performance is nearly identical with shorter takeoff roll and better climb than cruise prop setup. Search our listings for used & new airplanes updated daily from 100's of private sellers & dealers. Andy here sold one of his extra sets of 2440's last month to a guy in Wisconsin who said he had an approval for his 170B. He has a wonderful habit of buying planes and old cars and rebuilding them. Factory Wheel Pants. Compromises are evaluated between things like: 2-place or 4-place, speed, cargo capacity, VFR or IFR? 1951 CESSNA 170A Single Engine Piston for sale located in Stuart FL from Scott MacDonald Aircraft Sales, Inc. 2386573. ADS-B will be accomplished later by swapping the current transponder . Limited run trucker hats for summer/fall 2020. The interior trim has now been completed. I've never flown a 170 with VGs, but based on what I've heard I'm glad I spent $500 more to get the Sportsman. Yes it is scary; measure three times and hope to cut once! 1967 Cessna 172H Skyhawk, 4592TT, 1315 SMOH, December Annual, Dual TKM Radios, Stratus ADS-B Out. CESSNA 172 SKYHAWK Aircraft For Sale 1 - 15 of 15 Listings. Stalls are rather a mush than a break. The placement is critical to allow the rear seat to be installed and not interfere with the hand pump that mounts just behind the fuel selector/flap tunnel. His restored Cessna 170B was awarded Reserve Champion, Best Customized Classic at AirVenture 2015. Now the rest of the paperwork is collected together and reviewed. Used 1977 Piper Aztec F Airplane for Sale(id:5295592), View quality used, aircraft, airplanes details from Viproair storefront on EC21.com. i've heard they get spendy with airplane covers up here in alaska. Of course, all brake lines are new and the master brake cylinders were rebuilt as well. Perfect/pristine/painted. The starter motor and alternator were changed to lightweight B&C models and an MT compact propeller governor installed to save weight. I took the plane to OshKosh and parked with the C170 type club. The same is done for primer, oil, fuel and manifold pressure lines. We now install the BAS inertial reel harnesses and test fit all the seats to the plane. The composite blades tame and absorb the notoriously strong firing pulses of the -360 series engine and the prop has stainless steel leading edges for unlimited life and durability. If you have a super modified or best-of-breed bush plane, or a story of a rebuild, send us your info and a description and we'll get you up here. The price difference for VGs vs Sportsman on a 170 isn't as much as it is on the 150. Will it be used on unimproved strips or paved runways? Skylights were installed as done in the Cessna 120 and 140 models. Next the door window frames got cleaned, primed and painted. SN# 26579 TTSN: 2115 SMOH: 492 (Top in Jan 1994) SPOH: 2.8 (new) The intake and exhaust ports were polished to aid in airflow. The engine was dressed up by adding a bit of "bling." It is easy to get the wheels off the ground in as little as 200’ using those big flaps to jump it in the air, then easing them back off with the nose down until climbing speed is made to clear any obstacles. I'm still curious what VGs will do on top of the Sportsman cuff though. No issue since then. TT: 3260 TSO: 934 O-470U Ly-con Cylinders. Oil temp and CHT is now good for take off. If youâve been dreaming of flying your 170 right to the lake then take a look at the Wipline 2100 Float. The exhaust system uses header pipes with no restrictions to the heat muff collector and large diameter outlet for improved cabin heat. It even includes AOA functionality. View the embedded image gallery online at: Subscribe to the BackcountryPilot newsletter to be notified of new articles, videos, merchandise, and more. When a person begins the search for the model of aircraft that will best fit your most common mission profile, you attempt to define and prioritize wants and needsthat will fit into your defined budget. 1953 CESSNA 170B â¢ $43,000 â¢ FOR SALE â¢ N3009A, Serial Number 25653 â 3925 Total Time â 735 Since Major Overhaul â 857 Pounds Useful Load,1343 Pounds Empty, ADS-B. John Nielsen is a 1,800 hour private pilot with 1,700 of those hours in tailwheel aircraft. The Light Sport category of new aircraft brings several possibilities into play. Best speed was at 3,000’ D.A. Gross weight for the float equipped 170 goes down from 2200 to 2000 lbs, which is appropriate because it doesn't climb well on floats. Easy to fix and move on. Nobody's gonna see the touch-up except when fueling the airplane. A baggage door from a Cessna 172 was installed along with the Extended Baggage STC by Selkirk. We went simple and light weight. Heavy duty axles, ski fittings. This listing was posted on Apr 03, 2020. I continued to run at full power in shallow climb circling the field to about 3000’ agl and began to check and record temps. Now the avionics shop turns the plane back over to my command to complete the connections for heat controls, governor, carb heat, mixture and throttle. 13 Cessna 180 / 185 for sale. 1949 CESSNA 170A N9579A â¢ $39,900 â¢ SOLD!! The floors and firewall was removed so the entire fuselage could receive the same treatment. You'd never get your money back out of the conversion. A BAS retractable tail pull handle will make it easy to move around. Same owner last 50 years. Next we moved to the left wing and installed the landing/taxi lights, pitot, stall warning and associated wiring into the cabin. Before closing up the rear part of the fuselage, one more check is made to adjust elevator, rudder and trim for proper tension, function and limits. If they adversely affect the way the airplane flies, I'd have them off in a heartbeat-- paint or no paint. Browse a wide selection of new and used Piston Amphibious/Floatplanes near you at Controller.com. New stainless steel control cables are now installed with new pulleys. The cruise speed at 75% is 114 knots and the stall speed is 45 knots. The hand pump and hydraulic lines for the skis installs between the seats. Browse a wide selection of new and used Aircraft near you at Controller.com. The mechanical fuel level tank gauges were not functioning, so the tanks were drained and new floats and gaskets installed. They did improve slow speed handling on the Bearhawk, about he last 10 feet of vertical above the runway, but that was the only change I noticed. 12.22.2013 - Initial article format Operating aircraft on skis and negotiating a snow-covered landscape is an entirely unique skillset and environment. When you add full weight there is not nearly the change noticed in performance that I had to be aware of with my O-300 on the front. We set the rear washout adjust blocks into the center position to begin with. Buy and sell airplanes and helicopters on Hangar67.com. Each time a part was added, you need to do it again to check fit and function and verify no interference with other parts of the plane. A new panel was cut and only the basic instruments required by the type certificate will be reinstalled. I fly a '52 170B and often fly with a friend that has a '55 170B. With the advent of active noise canceling headsets, the need for heavy sound insulation is eliminated. This is the last and best year of the 170. Bump it up to 24" and 2,300 at 8.7 GPH for 126 MPH TAS. This top quality 170 has spent most of its life in the Westâs high and dry climate. The wings, flaps, ailerons and tail section interiors were all washed and painted with zinc chromate before installation. The justification is simple: A new Husky, Scout or Maule will claim $200,000+ of your money. It is now only one week before AirVenture 2014 and I wanted to be there to park with the C170 group. New Cleveland wheels with dual cylinder brakes were installed that allow for the use of tires up to 32" to be stopped with ease. The paint used is Lycoming Grey with a bit of hardener added for shine. This is the first time to sit on the actual seats in the cabin with the panel fired up and see it all come to life…what a great feeling! Compromises are evaluated between things like: 2-place or 4-place, speed, cargo capacity, VFR or IFR? Cowl steps and grab handles on each side will make it easy to get up to the fuel tanks or windshield without a ladder. Brought back to the Midwest with the intention of parting it out, it was discovered this plane was "ugly as sin" on the outside, bit was "pure and clean as an angel" inside. If you do it on water, share here. < See CESSNA. If youâve been dreaming of flying your Skyhawk or Skylark right to the lake then take a look at Wipline 2100 and 2350 Floats . Using this feature, I was able to determine best range settings for power and prop. 1 - 2 pros' and con's of a 170 on floats would be a great start. The new gauge I love the most is fuel flow and the remaining fuel. We have 2 CESSNA 170 SERIES Aircraft For Sale. Cessna 170B on PeeKay B 2300 straight floats. We installed the latest upgrade kit and installed the flaps, made adjustments and then installed trim fairings. The gascolator was replaced with a modern aluminum style one. It flies very slow, with full flaps and power, you can get it to stall just under 40 MPH IAS. View all new & used Cessna aircraft for sale at ASO.com. The tanks were then filled with fuel, and following a careful preflight check with notes of key measurements to be monitored, the engine is started for the first time and runs great. 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