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How many flying?
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Greetings, a recent article about a gentleman who flew to Osh Kosh said there were only 24 flying examples? Does anyone know if that's accurate? Seems kind of low to me. A rough count on FAAs website…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Aug 23, 2017.

LP 65 tail wheel
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Greetings, does anyone have access to any information on the Porterfield's stock tailwheel? Also, any info on STC's for changing It out to a out today Scott?Thank you! NC27249Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Gelston Apr 11, 2017.


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LP 65 hub caps

Hello, I've heard that L5 Hub caps will work on the Porterfield. Anybody have any ideas of others that might? I think they would look sharp on our old girl. Thanks Mark NC27249

Posted on July 24, 2017 at 1:42pm — 2 Comments

Landing Gear Rubber

I recently replaced the landing gear rubber on our 1940 LP65. The old ones were cracked and sagging and in dire need of replacement. I talked with Leroy Blum about this via the telephone, and he was very informative. I acquired the rubber stock from L.A. Rubber at a reasonable cost. On this website, I found a link to a photo of the original blueprint showing the proper dimensions (diameter, square hole size, and radius of corners) Near our airport, Arlington Municipal (AWO), I found an… Continue

Posted on October 12, 2015 at 10:22pm — 2 Comments

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At 10:44am on July 11, 2015, Mark said…
By the way ours is an LP65, NC27249
At 10:39am on July 11, 2015, Mark said…
Looking for new landing gear rubber discs or a spec on the rubber to make them.

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