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Porterfield CP-65 for Flight Simulator

For those that have a Flight Simulator on your computer, you may be able to download a Porterfield CP-65 from: http://www.fsdownload.com/m

Started by Tom Porterfield

0 Jul 20, 2011


I am getting a CP-65 fuselage ready for recover and would like to replace the fairleads.  They are smaller than the currently available one…

Started by Terry Bryson

0 May 30, 2011

Instructions for Shock Rubbers

Hi Tom, Noticed members have questions on Shock Rubbers. We are sitting out an enormous snow here in the Chicago area so I just scanned a 5…

Started by Tom Porterfield

0 Feb 3, 2011

Shock Rubbers

Does anyone know the size of the Shock Rubbers for the landing gear on a Porterfield?

Started by Jason Algra

10 Jan 26, 2011
Reply by Charles Slinger

Need help for building stringers on 35-70

Hi all!  I don't have any documentation - and I'm getting ready to build stringers for my 35-70.  Does anyone have a photo of a 35-70 with…

Started by Marici Reid

3 Jan 10, 2011
Reply by Mark Minor

Porterfield Nose Bowl

Timothy Talon of Ragwood Refactory in Springfield, Oregon has gotton the Porterfield Nose Bowl Mold back and can now help those out that ne…

Started by Tom Porterfield

1 Dec 14, 2010

Porterfield Airplane Mantenance Manual and CP-50/65 Engine Mount Drawing

Click on the attachments below for:   1) Maintenance Manual 2) AD 44-4-3 Northwestern (was Mandantory Note 6 of AD 720-1)      Inspection a…

Started by Tom Porterfield

0 Dec 13, 2010

Shock Cord questions

On a C-75 with gear that use Shock Cords versus the rubber donuts, does anyone know what size and tension the cords should be? Is it the sa…

Started by Chris Le Fave

0 Nov 16, 2010

Historic photos placed online

Historic photos placed online Browse 100,000 historic aviation-related photos online. The San Diego Air and Space Museum is sharing the pho…

Started by Tom Porterfield

0 May 28, 2010

Rigging a 35-70?

I'm looking for any information folks may have on rigging a 35-70. On Spinach the aileron cable tension is set way too high, it is like the…

Started by Russell Williams

2 May 24, 2010
Reply by Russell Williams


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