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Oct 27, 2015
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Oct 11, 2015
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Oct 11, 2015
Andy Gelston commented on Chris Maley's blog post New Member w/ Questions (FP-65)
"Good luck!  And if you later decide not to take this little project on, please offer her to the membership here, first.  We won't give you an arm and a leg for her, but maybe a few fingers. The performance of the 65 HP Collegiate is…"
Oct 9, 2015
Chris Maley commented on Chris Maley's blog post New Member w/ Questions (FP-65)
"Thanks for the information Andy.  My AP did some work for the estate.  He took the remains of 34711 in exchange for his work.  I've been telling my AP that I was considering building an experimental, i.e., Fly Baby, Piet,…"
Oct 7, 2015
Andy Gelston commented on Chris Maley's blog post New Member w/ Questions (FP-65)
"Welcome to the Club, Chris!  So ol' Ken Fryling has gone West and his estate is selling his Collegiate?  I guess I'll never see that money he owed me... Ol' S/N 877 is the sister of my gal, 41Vermont (S/N 875), who is also a…"
Oct 7, 2015
Chris Maley posted a blog post

New Member w/ Questions (FP-65)

Hello All.  I'm just joining.  I have an opportunity, but not yet committed, to restore an FP-65 (N34711).  It would be my first restoration attempt.  I don't even know what I don't know. . . if that makes sense.  I'm trying to make a decision whether I want to commit. As near as I can tell, the fuselage is in good shape.  The rudder, horizontal stabilizer and elevators are in good shape.  Nothing is covered.  I have the landing gear and wheels and one set of shock discs although not sure if…See More
Oct 5, 2015
Chris Maley is now a member of Porterfield Airplane Club
Oct 3, 2015

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Private pilot. Currently own a 1962 Cessna 150B.
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I'm seriously considering a restoration of N34711 (SN 877) from the Ken Fryling estate. It's a 1941 FP-65.
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New Member w/ Questions (FP-65)

Hello All.  I'm just joining.  I have an opportunity, but not yet committed, to restore an FP-65 (N34711).  It would be my first restoration attempt.  I don't even know what I don't know. . . if that makes sense.  I'm trying to make a decision whether I want to commit.

 

As near as I can tell, the fuselage is in good shape.  The rudder, horizontal stabilizer and elevators are in good shape.  Nothing is covered.  I have the landing gear and wheels and one set of shock discs…

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