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ZL bent

Bad news everybody. ZL was damaged, by me, last Sunday. A classic taildragger/tailwind nose over while turning to line up for departure at…

Started by Steve Sharpe

0 Jul 2, 2013

Mark Storey's 1940 Porterfield in the latest EAA issue

Congrats to Mark Story for the artical about his 1940 Porterfield Collegiate in the next issue of EAA's Sport Aviation.  Good to see some t…

Started by Jason Algra

1 May 5, 2013

Parts for Sale

I have a nose bowl, gas tank, front cowl, boot cowl, landing gear and wing hardware from what I think is a late 30's Porterfield.  If anyon…

Started by Mike Polley

9 Oct 24, 2012

Insufficient nose up pitch trim in a CP-65

The pitch trim in my CP-65 (small crank turning a jackscrew attached to two springs, all on the interconnect tube between the two sticks) h…

Started by Lance Fisher

6 Aug 20, 2012
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CP 65 on Floats

 Hello  Tom tells me that our CP 65 was originally fitted with floats , would be very interested to learn more about the float installation…

Started by Richard Earl

1 Jun 4, 2012
Reply by Tom Porterfield

Porterfield LP-65 Pilot Operating Handling Notes/Flight Manual.

Can anyone assist me in locating weither at a supplier or online a set of Porterfield LP-65 Pilot Operating Handling Notes/Flight Manual. I…

Started by Rob Glenn

0 Mar 20, 2012

Instument Panel

I purchased this instrument panel last summer.  I think it is from an older Porterfield.  Can anyone tell me what year and model it belongs…

Started by Mike Polley

0 Jan 21, 2012

Registered Aircraft

This is a list of Porterfield Aircraft compiled from the FAA Registory and Chuck Lebrecht's Porterfield Airplane Club Roster. Not all entri…

Started by Tom Porterfield

1 Dec 20, 2011

It is flying

Porterfield cp65  N25542 is flying .  First flight was Oct 30.  It flyes great, I am inprest with how easy it is to land.                Da…

Started by Daryl Johnson

1 Nov 24, 2011
Reply by Tom Porterfield

End of season report 2011

ZL has been flown a lot this year, with few problems. Annual permit was obtained in July in time for the Summer displays and fly-ins. In Au…

Started by Steve Sharpe

0 Nov 5, 2011


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