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David G Reichard commented on john elliott's blog post For Sale Lycoming 65 plus mount
"I am a long way from approval, but my IA is confident that it can be obtained. He has done some research but I am not sure what he has looked at."
Dec 31, 2019
john elliott replied to Bill's discussion Wing Tanks
"I ordered the records online and got all airworthiness documentation.  Excellent drawings of what was done and gave my DER everything he needed."
Dec 31, 2019
Andy Gelston commented on john elliott's blog post For Sale Lycoming 65 plus mount
"Were either of you able to get any support from Brad Rankin with the C85 install, or are you going through individual field approvals?  Joe Rankin’s Collegiate has a C85, but he never added the engine to the TC, which is a shame, but Brad…"
Dec 31, 2019
David G Reichard commented on john elliott's blog post For Sale Lycoming 65 plus mount
"Interesting, I have the same sitting in my hangar. Over 200 on my lyc though. C85 wont go on until I build its replacement (it is on a flying champ at the moment). If you get someone wanting two..."
Dec 29, 2019
john elliott posted a status
"I was asking $6,500 for the lot but can break out some parts if people need them. The props are a new sensenich and a flottorp."
Dec 17, 2019
Andy Gelston commented on john elliott's blog post For Sale Lycoming 65 plus mount
"What are you asking for the lot, John?  Are you selling this as a lot, only or will you separate it out?  What are the props?"
Dec 12, 2019
john elliott posted a blog post

For Sale Lycoming 65 plus mount

I am selling my Lycoming 65 we just pulled from my porterfield for upgrade to c85. All accessories and logs with engine mount and logs.  100 SMOH Ready to go. Contact me if interested.  Also have two props nad some Lycoming sparesSee More
Dec 12, 2019
john elliott replied to Bill's discussion Wing Tanks
"Check out FAA documents for N27242. The airworthiness records have drawings and load data for wing tank installation that was approved on that aircraft.  Great source of data I am using for mine."
Dec 12, 2019
john elliott posted a status
"Finally got my approval for conversion to C85 so I am moving forward. Thanks to all here that helped out. I will be selling my lycoming 65"
Dec 12, 2019
john elliott replied to Bill's discussion Wing Tanks
"I am also looking for information on wing tanks as I am looking to upgrade to a C85 and can use the extra fuel capacity."
Oct 11, 2019
john elliott commented on john elliott's blog post Need fuselage drawing for LP/CP65
"Fellow club members As an update, I have engaged the DAR and he is mostly done with the engineering work to get my approval for the conversion to C85.  Once he is done, the approval is complete; no need to get any FAA further approval. …"
Jul 29, 2019
Andy Gelston commented on john elliott's blog post Need fuselage drawing for LP/CP65
"How have you made out with your DAR/contacting Brad Rankin for your C85 conversion?"
Jul 29, 2019
Chris Forte commented on john elliott's blog post Need fuselage drawing for LP/CP65
"Hi Andy, Hope all is well with you. Sorry, I’ve been “off the air” for a while. I’m planning a trip to N. H. this spring/ summer. Sure would finally like to see 41 VT! Let me know what day of the week is least busy for you…"
May 27, 2019
john elliott replied to Perry M Chappano's discussion Continental Engine Mounts
"Perry I have someone building my engine mount based on the Porterfield drawings but he had two questions I was hoping you could answer.  First it looks like the mount uses 1/4 inch bolts for mount to fuselage and he had questions on the…"
May 16, 2019
kevin feauto commented on john elliott's blog post Need fuselage drawing for LP/CP65
"My old aircraft n25563 had a c85-8 on it that I had field approved out of the Fort worth FSDO somewhere around 1995. Id be happy to speak with you about it. Kevin clearprop75r@hotmail.com"
Apr 18, 2019
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About Me:
Private pilot located in northern VA area. I enjoy simple flying including open cockpit biplanes and light high wing types.
Do you own a Porterfield Airplane?
yes
Are You a Pilot?
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For Sale Lycoming 65 plus mount

I am selling my Lycoming 65 we just pulled from my porterfield for upgrade to c85. All accessories and logs with engine mount and logs.  100 SMOH Ready to go. Contact me if interested.  Also have two props nad some Lycoming spares

Posted on December 12, 2019 at 1:23pm — 4 Comments

Need fuselage drawing for LP/CP65

Fellow club members: I have engaged a vintage DAR. To assist with the engineering analysis for a C85 conversion for the 65 Porterfield. I need the fuselage drawings to help get the analysis going.  My DAR has contacted the Rankins and they will try to help, but their drawings are still boxed up and things are difficult to find. If anyone has the drawings I would be very interested in getting a copy.  Please help if you can. I am certainly willing to pay for copies.  The analysis will not be…

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Posted on March 19, 2019 at 7:04pm — 6 Comments

New Member looking for Lycoming 145 Parts

I just picked up an LP 65 Porterfield and I am looking for head gasket sources.  JP Hackenburg phone number no longer works and El Reno is closed. Any ideas where we can source head new gaskets and engine work?

Posted on March 4, 2019 at 11:53am — 1 Comment

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At 9:15pm on February 19, 2019, Andy Gelston said…

Welcome to our wee Club for the skinny birds, John!  There’s lots of good info in the archived forum & blogs.  Which Porterfield do you have?

Soft landings,  Andy

 
 
 

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