1931 FLEET, GOLDEN AGE BIPLANE • FLY IT HOME • READY TO SELL NOW! THIS AIRPLANE IS FLOWN REGULARLY! I HAVE OVER $90,000 INVESTED, plus time and a lot of love in this airplane! She is a solid, and very reliable airplane! Built as a trainer, so it’s easy to fly! My price is 1/2 the price of most Waco’s, and 2/3’s the price of most Steaman’s! The Fleet is smaller and burns less fuel than either Waco’s or Stearman’s. She is actually 800 pounds lighter than a Stearman! She has a GREAT HISTORY starting from June 8th, 1931! – She is a Movie Star used in the movie “Clipped Wings” in 1937. Her last annual inspection was in August of 2015. regardless she will be sold with fresh annual, and you can come out to observe and assist in the Inspection! Engine time is @ 300 hours since major overhaul! This airplane is US BUILT and NOT CANADIAN Built! It is licensed in STANDARD/NORMAL CATEGORY! IT IS LEGAL TO SELL LOCAL SIGHTSEEING RIDES! POWERED BY A DEPENDABLE 220 HP Continental Engine! The Continental engine is known for it’s reliability and is as reliable an engine as any modern aircraft engine! Cruise speed is 95+ MPH at about 9 GPH! She has a NEW STARTER, NEW FUEL TANK, AND A NEW OIL TANK! SHE ALSO HAS A RARE Curtiss Reed metal Propeller! I have just purchased a Microair 760 radio with intercom which is not installed at this time, but will be installed and included with the sale.
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
See listing: 1931 FLEET, GOLDEN AGE BIPLANE (from March 2, 2016)