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Aircraft Structural Repair - Wood Aircraft Structures

Several months ago I ran across a discussion concerning a wing spar repair. I am now uncertain which website it was located within; Porterf…

Started by Bill Skinner

2 Feb 11
Reply by Bill Skinner

'39 Porterfields for sale: 1 cheap project, 1 wicked expensive restoration

As seen on Barnstormers.com: 1939 PORTERFIELD • $2,000 • PROJECT FOR SALE • In Storage since 1942. Unrestored • 1939 PORTERFIELD • $38,000 …

Started by Andy Gelston

0 Jan 22

Pitch Trim Placard

Hello, Does anyone know where I might acquire an additional trim placard like the one in my attached photo? Or maybe something similar that…

Started by Mark Shayne

5 Jan 11
Reply by Mark Shayne

CP-50 w/A65 for sale in Bryan, TX

Pat Cole has his Dad's old girl in storage near his motorcycle shop and would like to find a good home for her. Pat is a member and can be…

Started by Andy Gelston

0 Jan 9

Trying to contact TC Holder

Hello all, I am new to the forum and a recent new owner of a Porterfield project. As the project is nearing completion I need to get in co…

Started by Aaron Smokovitz

4 Jan 9
Reply by Andy Gelston

Anybody making 35-70 exhaust?

Hello, I have asked around to several aircraft exhaust shops to no avail. A couple have jigs to make 7 cylinder exhaust, but nobody seems…

Started by Russell Moriarity

1 Jan 9
Reply by Andy Gelston

Porterfield cp65 nose bowl

Anyone have a nose bowl around for purchase??

Started by kevin feauto

7 Nov 23, 2023
Reply by Rex Porter

Jim Mullin's latest video is on Youtube (but not here-harumpf!)

Jim bought old time member LeRoy Blum's Sweet Pea and is caring for her very nicely. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=VjBRaM7FC6Y

Started by Andy Gelston

0 Nov 9, 2023

Collegiate on Trade-A-Plane

TJ Neff has been advertising his Collegiate for quite a while now. Steve Weaver had one, years ago, that he had on TAP for a long time, too…

Started by Andy Gelston

0 Oct 27, 2023


Does anyone know what the proper altimeter might be for a 1940 Collegiate? Ours is odd in that there is no pressure window to set for the c…

Started by Mark Shayne

1 Sep 22, 2023
Reply by Andy Gelston


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