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    Fly Baby for Sale - Missouri

    One of our Fly Baby crowd has his plane for sale. With electric start, no less!

    Fly Baby N4268 for Sale 75 hp, Electric Start! $6,900. Engine: 75 hp Continental C-75-12. Electric start. Compression 73/74/74/72. New stainless steel exhaust and new carb heat shroud 2016. Time 357 hrs SMOH.


    Airframe: Built 1974. Fabric recovered in 1996 and hangared since then. Currently in fully enclosed hangar at Sullivan, MO KUUV.

    Grove hydraulic brakes, Matco tail wheel. Goodyear premium 800-4 4 ply rib tires 2016.

    No electrical system, starts from rechargeable battery. Safety improvements include 1/4-inch carry-through bolts for the wing cables, reinforced bulkheads that carry the wing bolts, other improvements. TT 357 tach-hrs.

    Propeller: Sensenich 72x42, wooden with metal leading edge. Lightly sanded, varnished, balanced by Culver Props 2015.

    Instruments etc: oil temp, oil pressure, air speed, altimeter, tach, compass, ball slip indicator, carb heat, primer, and vernier mixture control. Logs: Complete engine and airframe logs.

    Condition inspections: N4268 has a current condition inspection. All condition inspections since 2010 have been done by a well-respected St. Louis A/P who has owned, flown, and repaired Fly Babies as well as other wood and fabric and vintage aircraft.

    Damage history: Two hard landings with damage and repairs documented in the logs. 250 tach-hr of flying since most recent damage repair. Some upgrades and minor repairs are more recent.

    Reliable aircraft: Engine starts promptly, runs smoothly. N4268 has crossed the United States “vertically” from Pembina, ND to Galvestion, TX; and half way across the United States “horizontally” from First Flight NC to Ponca City, OK.

    Contact owner: John H. Tiner tinerj (at) tinerj.com
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    Ron Wanttaja

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    2 weeks too late for me, just mailed my check for my kit or I would have been on my way to check it out......
    Dang it!
    Rick

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    is it advertised anywhere?

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    Quote Originally Posted by martymayes View Post
    is it advertised anywhere?
    Not sure what-all he's doing to sell it. Might have just listed it to the Fly Baby folks, first.

    Ron Wanttaja

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    Ron Is anyone in charge at the yahoogroup for Flybaby/?

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    Quote Originally Posted by martymayes View Post
    Ron Is anyone in charge at the yahoogroup for Flybaby/?
    I'm the owner and primary moderator. Drew Fidoe also is a moderator.

    Ron Wanttaja

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