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Porterfield Club newsletters from fifty years ago, available here

Half a century ago, Bob Schindler restarted the Porterfield Club and mailed out newsletters to its membership.  Member Bill Skinner went th…

Started by Andy Gelston

2 May 13
Reply by Steve Ahrens

American Eaglet

I saw an American Eaglet posted on Facebook. Interesting pictures.... NC597Y $15K Location: San Antonio https://www.facebook.com/commerce/

Started by Bill Skinner

1 May 1
Reply by Andy Andraka

Collegiate at Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome

If you do a search for them on YouTube, you'll see all of their videos, like these: https://youtu.be/q6S8Byj9JgM and https://youtu.be/Cd0oc

Started by Andy Gelston

0 Mar 15

Looking for drawings

Can anyone tell me where I might find a good source of drawings for the LP65?  Currently, I need information on the nuts and bolts used to…

Started by Bryant Chambers

4 Feb 11
Reply by Bryant Chambers

Florida Flyabout on Ebay

N326GH. $39K, OBO 5 Year Restoration completed Feb, 2018 Fresh Annual Jan 2020  Total time: 1052 hours Airplane flies true and straight 90…

Started by Andy Gelston

1 Dec 16, 2020
Reply by Andy Gelston

Replica data plates on eBay, in brass or aluminum: $185

on eBay: https://www.ebay.com/itm/201805755821?ul_noapp=true The data plate is blank and ready for your restoration. It measures 2 1/2" X…

Started by Andy Gelston

0 Nov 17, 2020

N34711, s/n 877, ‘41 FP-65

Who ended up with Ken Fryling’s Collegiate? Ken flew west about 4 years ago and I see from the FAA registration it changed hands just over…

Started by Andy Gelston

8 Oct 2, 2020
Reply by Andy Gelston

Another Porterfield Saved and Flying!

Hi everyone! My name is Mark Mondello. I had the recent honor of saving Porterfield N37709, CP-65 SN 938. This airplane is happy and flying…

Started by Mark Mondello

1 Oct 2, 2020
Reply by Andy Gelston

brake pedal return spring

My brake pedals are laying back, towards my feet, and I discovered the single return spring is missing.  Looking at the location and the jo…

Started by Andy Gelston

1 Jul 25, 2020
Reply by Andy Gelston

Unknown Elevators

To All: My dad saved an old set of elevators. They were of some significance to him as they were "representative examples" of production a…

Started by Bill Skinner

3 Jul 4, 2020
Reply by Bill Skinner


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