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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] RE: Max pilot size - Pitts S-1S vs. DR-107



                


Thread: [Acro] RE: Max pilot size - Pitts S-1S vs. DR-107

Message: [Acro] RE: Max pilot size - Pitts S-1S vs. DR-107

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From: "Bob Scherer" <bob.scherer at home.com>

Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2002 13:53:56 UTC


Message:

  Thanks.

I forgot to put this in my original reply

www.members.home.net/n107bs

Bob Scherer


-----Original Message-----
From: Hubie Tolson [mailto:tolson at coastalnet.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, January 02, 2002 12:35 AM
To: bob.scherer at home.com
Subject: Re: [Acro] RE: Max pilot size - Pitts S-1S vs. DR-107

Congrats! Hope to see you flying in the new year.

Hubie

Bob Scherer wrote:

> Having just flown my One Design this December, I can assure you the 1D
> has more leg room.  Also the seat back is adjustable top & bottom
> through a range of approx. 5 inches.  It is reclined and adjustable,
> though not as much as a Giles or Suke. I also don't feel like the
panel
> is in my face.
>
> Your legs are higher in a 1D than a Pitts.  The 1D has a higher roll
> rate and better ground handling.
>
> The Pitts is probably a little better in "bang for the buck" as the
cost
> is probably lower.  There are some very good T's & S's out there for
> less than my cost to BUILD (3 years later).
>
> Bob Scherer
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Klusmanp at aol.com [mailto:Klusmanp at aol.com]
> Sent: Monday, December 31, 2001 7:58 PM
> To: acro at gf24.de
> Subject: [Acro] Max pilot size - Pitts S-1S vs. DR-107
>
> Can anyone tell me if there is any more room for tall pilots (this one
> with
> long legs) in a DR-107 than a Pitts S-1S?
>
> I'd still really prefer a Pitts due to the number of them available
but
> I
> might consider a One Design if it has much more room than a Pitts.
Also
> does
> the DR-107 have a reclined seat?
>
> Thanks,
> Paul Klusman


                


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