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1939 porterfield for sale

dads porterfield needs a new home email me and i'll tell you all I know

Started by patrick cole

6 Nov 17
Reply by Andy Gelston

A65 main bearings

I’m having my Continental overhauled, and the shop is having major difficulties obtaining the main bearings (20thou over). Apparently the s…

Started by Mark

4 Oct 10
Reply by Mark

Andy Andraka’s Eaglet project on Barnstormers

1931 B-31 AMERICAN EAGLET • $13,500 • OWN A PIECE OF HISTORY • Complete project, registered as standard category, with full drawings, and l…

Started by Andy Gelston

0 Oct 3

Trade-A-Plane Collegiate

If you like white, TJ Neff is still advertising his pimped out LP-65 with a spare, pickled O-145, for $24.9K.  He’ll add an electric start…

Started by Andy Gelston

0 Sep 15

N32428 is Flying Again

I am proud to announce that N32428 is back in flying condition. It has undergone restoration and a recover job starting last November. I am…

Started by Carl Gingras

5 Aug 31
Reply by Carl Gingras

Serial Numbers

Hi All, Hopping some of you learned Porterfield experts can help.   I’m intrigued with the serial number of my Collegiate. Reading the hist…

Started by Steve Ahrens

8 Aug 19
Reply by Andy Gelston

Fitting the Slick K4334 conversion kit, I had to add a small blister in the top coul to make clearance for number 4 spark plug.

Started by Steve Ahrens

3 Aug 19
Reply by Andy Gelston

Perry's Porterfield Parts proffered on Barnstormers

PORTERFIELD PARTS AVAILABLE • PARTS FOR SALE • Limited Porterfield parts for sale. Inquire by email with your needs. • Contact Perry Chappa…

Started by Andy Gelston

1 Jul 20
Reply by Dennis Biro

Oshkosh Bound

I'll be there, but 41VT won't.  The Franklin 90 has a chipped exhaust valve and I ran out of time to get it replaced, so I'm driving the we…

Started by Andy Gelston

0 Jul 18

8081 (N37733) in her new home

I finally got my new bird home yesterday, June 6th, which is the anniversary of it’s first flight in 1941. I had to have a borrowed right m…

Started by Steve Ahrens

4 Jun 16
Reply by Mark


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