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Thread: 60% complete Planbuilt Piel Beryl CP.750 Airframe w/Lycoming O-32 Engine $4900 obo

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    Goggles 60% complete Planbuilt Piel Beryl CP.750 Airframe w/Lycoming O-32 Engine $4900 obo

    Plan-Built Aircraft Partially Assembled, located Xenia Ohio
    The C.P. 750 Piel Beryl is a tandem two seat, low wing aircraft designed by Claude Piel (France). Fixed gear, tail dragger. Aerobatic as a single seater. Type first flown 1965. Only 6 known to be completed in USA.

    Must sell, Asking $4900 or reasonable offer. Photos of airframe available on request.
    For questions or more details, or to schedule viewing, contact Tom at boicetw@gmail.com

    History: Project first planned in 1968 by EAA member in Colorado Springs. Much completed work dates to early 1980s. Current owner has FAA signed-off records for three previous builders. Much of the big work is done. Current owner lost interest. In dry storage. Needs to be gone soon.

    Parts included/work completed: 1960 Lycoming O-320-G engine, complete, believed never run, with mounting hardware installed, turns over by hand. Have original Lycoming order document. Engine is a non-certified “ground use” variant with CCW rotation.

    F-86 fighter jet canopy. Custom fabricated welded steel fuselage frame, control pulleys and cables, dashboard, tailwheel and some instruments installed.

    Dihedryl Wing Ribs, Vertical and Horizontal Stabilizer spars, Rudder, Elevator and Flap Spars (L and R), Vertical and Horizontal Stabilizers, Rudder, Elevator, and Flaps (L&R), assembled but not covered.

    Custom fabricated landing gear, aluminum fuel tanks and exhaust system. Propeller spinner (no prop). No wing spar. Several boxes of loose parts including carburetors, hardware, gauges, etc., too many to list.

    Documentation: Large file with blueprints, correspondence and photographs. Previous FAA Aircraft registration cards by builders. Construction Logbook with inspection approval of flap assy. Etc.

    Work to be completed: Fuselage skin, main wing spar, assembly, go through engine, electrical, etc.
    Seller prefers new owner who will complete and fly this rare aerobatic aircraft.


    Characteristics
    Span 26.5 ft
    Length 22.75 ft
    Height 6.9 ft
    Area 117 sq ft
    Fuel 220 lbs
    Max Baggage 80 lbs
    Max Takeoff Weight 1700 lbs (N)
    Max Takeoff Weight 1400 lbs (A)
    U/C Track 7.8 ft
    Dihedral 5 40'
    Incidence 4 10'
    Performance
    Max Speed 185 mph
    Cruise 75% 5,000 ft 167 mph
    Cruise 65% 5,000 ft 155 mph
    Rate Of Climb (ft/min) 1200 ft/min
    T/O distance (ft) 620 ft
    Landing Distance 900 ft
    Vne 212 mph
    Approach Speed Flaps Down 80 mph
    Stall Flaps Up 65 mph
    Stall Flaps Down 56 mph
    Range 680 miles
    Optimum Climb Speed 75 mph

    EAA Experimenter December 2014 magazine feature article shows finished example of this type, built by Randy Weselmann, Indiana, Reg. No. N42WX. (Photo below show appearance of finished plane, not one advertised)

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    Can supply photos of actual airframe upon request.

    Located in Xenia, Ohio area 20 minutes west of Dayton, OH.
    Last edited by rollin59; 11-19-2020 at 01:08 PM.

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    If not sold, this airframe will have to be scrapped

    Quote Originally Posted by rollin59 View Post
    Can supply photos of actual airframe upon request.

    Located in Xenia, Ohio area 20 minutes west of Dayton, OH.
    Owner would prefer this airframe to go to an aviation enthusiast.
    Unfortunately if it is not sold in near future, it will have to be scrapped due to space requirements.

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