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1935 35-70 Porterfield Flyabout

My dad owned the plane from 1947 until 1955 when he sold it. We did not know happened to the plane. We found it this summer in a barn in Lo…

Started by Donald Irish

1 Oct 13
Reply by Andy Gelston

FP-65 On Barnstormers

Just found this ad. The price seems a bit lofty considering 30 year old fabric and the paint being a "5". On the plus side it does have a 7…

Started by Morgan Walker

3 Sep 4
Reply by Andy Gelston

How many flying?

Greetings, a recent article about a gentleman who flew to Osh Kosh said there were only 24 flying examples? Does anyone know if that's accu…

Started by Mark

6 Aug 23
Reply by Mark

Type Certificate A-720 now owned by Brad Rankin

Looking in the FAA database, I see that as of 03/08/2017, Bradley Rankin now owns the type certificate.  He inherited it from his Dad, Joe,…

Started by Andy Gelston

2 Aug 22
Reply by Andy Gelston


0 SMOH O145-B2 overhauled by J.P. Hackenberg Aviation with logbooks for sale -$10,000 plus shipping. Mags freshly overhauled by Savage Magn…

Started by Perry M Chappano

0 Aug 21

C85 conversion

Hello, this Joel Harris former owner of NC32368. I a considering getting another Porterfield and am looking for data on hanging an 85-8 on…

Started by Joel E. Harris

5 Aug 8
Reply by Andy Gelston

Flying with the door off.

We are wanting to take the door off the CS-65 for the hot days of summer. Does anyone know if it was certified with the door off. It had th…

Started by Kyler Dinger

3 Jul 12
Reply by Andy Gelston

Struts---some box some N

More a question of clarification, I have noted that on some of the Porterfields some have an "N" strut that runs from the top of the rear l…

Started by Bill

4 May 29
Reply by Bill

John Bentley's Collegiate project is posted on Barnstormers.com

PORTERFIELD 1941 • $13,000 • AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE SALE • 1941 CP65 Porterfield project for sale, Fuselage covered, tail feathers on, Sco…

Started by Andy Gelston

0 May 17

LeRoy's Sweet Pea featured in this week's Barnstormers eFlyer

PORTERFIELD • $20,500 • MUST SELL • 1940 Porterfield LP-65 Collegiate, TTAF 5395 Hr, TACH 1754 Hr., TTENG 3154.6 Hr., TSO 454 Hr., TSTO 112…

Started by Andy Gelston

10 Apr 12
Reply by Andy Gelston


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