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Florida Flyabout on Ebay

N326GH. $39K, OBO 5 Year Restoration completed Feb, 2018 Fresh Annual Jan 2020  Total time: 1052 hours Airplane flies true and straight 90…

Started by Andy Gelston

1 Dec 16, 2020
Reply by Andy Gelston

Looking for drawings and Landing Gear Info

Can anyone tell me where I might find a good source of drawings for the LP65?  Currently, I need information on the nuts and bolts used to…

Started by Bryant Chambers

3 Dec 8, 2020
Reply by David G Reichard

Replica data plates on eBay, in brass or aluminum: $185

on eBay: https://www.ebay.com/itm/201805755821?ul_noapp=true The data plate is blank and ready for your restoration. It measures 2 1/2" X…

Started by Andy Gelston

0 Nov 17, 2020

Carb Heat Box for CP-65

carbbox.jpg Does anyone know where to find/information on the round type carb heat box? It's on the CP-65 A65. All of the other boxes I ha…

Started by Carl Gingras

0 Nov 3, 2020

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

0 Oct 13, 2020

N34711, s/n 877, ‘41 FP-65

Who ended up with Ken Fryling’s Collegiate? Ken flew west about 4 years ago and I see from the FAA registration it changed hands just over…

Started by Andy Gelston

8 Oct 2, 2020
Reply by Andy Gelston

Another Porterfield Saved and Flying!

Hi everyone! My name is Mark Mondello. I had the recent honor of saving Porterfield N37709, CP-65 SN 938. This airplane is happy and flying…

Started by Mark Mondello

1 Oct 2, 2020
Reply by Andy Gelston

brake pedal return spring

My brake pedals are laying back, towards my feet, and I discovered the single return spring is missing.  Looking at the location and the jo…

Started by Andy Gelston

1 Jul 25, 2020
Reply by Andy Gelston

Unknown Elevators

To All: My dad saved an old set of elevators. They were of some significance to him as they were "representative examples" of production a…

Started by Bill Skinner

3 Jul 4, 2020
Reply by Bill Skinner

35-70 Wings Update

I posted a message the end of May for a set of Porterfield Wings in Western Mass.  The Gentleman who had the wings emailed me this morning,…

Started by Bob Bennett

6 Jun 22, 2020
Reply by Bob Bennett


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