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Private pilot since 1967. Retired from local electric utility company. Formed Light Aircraft Services LLC in 2005 as a hobby business. Have built a Legal Eagle ultralight and restored a 1950 SuperCub. Currently restoring a CP55 Porterfield with a 65 Cont. Aircraft has been signed off for cover.
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CP55 - NC 32340
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Needed: nose cowl, chin cowl, drawing for battery installation and Porterfield decal

Does anyone have these cowls or know who might be making them? Secondly, Joe Rankin tells me that there is a factory drawing showing the installation of a battery system for the CP65 and 75. Joe said he would look for it but her hasn't come up with it yet. Does anyone have one I could get a copy of? And finally can someone tell me where to get a stencil or decal of the Porterfield-Turner emblem. Thanks Darryl Coit dcoit@mchsi.com, Joplin, Mo.

Posted on November 10, 2010 at 9:07pm — 3 Comments

I have a source for shock discs

I recently had some very nice shock discs made by a local commercial gasket company. They are made out of neoprene rubber and look great. They were cut using a CNC water jet and are made exactly to the Porterfield drawing. I chose a shore A value of 60 for my discs but I haven't tried them yet since my CP65 project is not quite finished. They may be a little stiff. They can make them in any hardness that you want. They are not a PMA part of course but you can have them made under your… Continue

Posted on November 10, 2010 at 8:56pm

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At 1:57pm on October 5, 2009, Tom Porterfield said…
Darryl, 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. If you know anyone else interested, please fell free to invite them to join. Feel free to post pictures of your project and good luck restoring the CP55.

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