In article <DFlV7.41864$va.20...@news2.rdc1.mi.home.com>,My dad used to put on excellent aerobatic demonstrations in his 300 Agwagon. He was a duster pilot with thousands of hours in everything from Cubs to P 51s. In the 60s he owned an SNJ but traded it for a T28A. He started cropdusting in the 1950s in
Jay Honeck <jjhonec...@home.com> wrote:
I guarantee that NOTHING looks more fun (or more dangerous) than flying one >of those big ol' crop-dusters. Man, if you can really find a good one for >$30K, they sure look like a great ride!I saw an AgCat online a while back, with a big engine, modified to take
3 people, with clipped wings - the owner claimed it was an incredible
acro ship. He wanted $68K for it, IIRC.
I looked into a Pawnee as a run-about a while back. You can get them
pretty cheap. I even found a place in IN (maybe Michigan, now that I
think about it), that would restore it to your specs. I would have
done it, but I ended up buying a Tripacer instead.
I love the Pawnees - they're fun to fly, but forgiving. All those crop dusters are built so you can still land them after spending 12 hours
in the air...
Sometimes I think the Game of Life (tm) is missing a few pieces and one of the dice is lost under the refrigerator. -- PapaBear, in alt.poly. http://www.neosoft.com/~tina
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