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Tailwheel leaf spring

The tw spring on my CP-65 has become flatter over time. This makes the tw want to trail directly behind due to the caster pivot being tilted aft too far.  Has anyone else dealt with this?  I don't…Continue

Started Jul 30, 2013

Insufficient nose up pitch trim in a CP-65
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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) has never provided adequate nose up trim for solo flight. …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by fredric matt koblenzer Aug 20, 2012.


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At 11:40am on November 7, 2009, Tom Porterfield said…
I'm sure there will be some interested in the decals. I know I am. If you can find the pattern or the decals, maybe we can get some more made.
At 5:42pm on November 6, 2009, Tom Porterfield said…
Welcome to our Porterfield Club. We are glad to have you join us. Hope we can all benefit each other with technical info on the Porterfields and build lasting friendships. We look forward to pictures of you and your airplane.

Tom Porterfield

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