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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] RE: Hull Insurance


Thread: [Acro] RE: Hull Insurance

Message: [Acro] RE: Hull Insurance

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From: "Paul B. Stambaugh" <pstambau at>

Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 15:45:13 UTC



I'm paying about $1600/yr for 33K 1M liability,
commercial, and airshow. I have less than 100 hrs in

--- Jeffrey Lo <jlo at> wrote:
> My S1S is also insured for $50K hull & $1M liability
> by US Specialty through
> Cannon Aviation Insurance, and although it went up
> this year, it was still
> nearly $500 less than your quote, and I have less TW
> and Pitts time than
> you, plus an unfortunate racing accident that the
> insurance company paid out
> on in 1996.  Bob Cannon has also provided great
> service and was very helpful
> in getting my claim paid to my satisfaction.  You
> can find them at
>  I have no
> association with them other than
> as a happy client.
> Jeff Lo
> jlo at
> 1988 Pitts Special S1S N230MP
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gil & Phyl Tellier
> [mailto:giltel at]
> Sent: Friday, February 22, 2002 5:10 PM
> To: acro at
> Subject: [Acro] Hull Insurance
> Hey Troops,
> Is hull insurance worth it? Having switched from
> Forrest to Avemco last year
> it is
> now the time to again review the cost of hull that
> seems to be reaching for
> the moon.
> I just got my Avemco bill for homebuilt S-1S for 50K
> hull and 1M liability.
> Hull is
> 2089, liability is 283 (2416 total) compared with
> 1457 and 283 (1740 total)
> last
> year. My logs show about 800 hours taildragger and
> 350 in Pitts. Never had
> an
> accident in 16 years of flying. Avemco says they are
> losing on homebuilts
> which is
> the reason homebuilts have been hit the hardest.
> Unfortunately, Avemco does
> not
> discriminate within the category like State Farm
> auto does with low rates
> for being
> good. I am tired of paying for lost canopies and
> prop strikes due to runup
> mishaps.
> OK I've ranted but I guess it is time to self insure
> unless anybody's got a
> better
> idea.
> Gil Tellier, IAC Ch. 49, IAC #11908

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