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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] Re: Question about 540 powered S-1S



                


Thread: [Acro] Re: Question about 540 powered S-1S

Message: [Acro] Re: Question about 540 powered S-1S

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From: "Brent Rogers" <1brogers at rogers.com>

Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2002 16:02:50 UTC


Message:

  Gerry can be reached at g-dyounger at sympatico.ca
I have a phone number as well that I can provide privately if the e-mail doesn't work.

Brent Rogers

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Cornwell" <jwcornwell at usa.net>
To: <PullSomeGs at aol.com>; <acro at gf24.de>
Sent: June 17, 2002 10:35 AM
Subject: [Acro] Re: Question about 540 powered S-1S


> Talk to Gerry Younger in Canada.  I don't know how to contact him, but there
> are others on this list who do.  He used to have an S-1 with a six-banger out
> front.  It certainly didn't exhibit any bad characteristics in his skilled
> hands.  I saw him pull vertical on takeoff, three-quarter roll and head off to
> the box inverted.  I am expressing no opinion on this practice other than it
> sure was a thrill to watch.
> 
> PullSomeGs at aol.com wrote:
> Does anyone out there know anything about the flight characteristics of S-1 
> Pitts that have been converted to 540 powerplants? I would think an S-1 with 
> an empty weight of over 1000lbs and 300+ hp would have some bad habits. Any 
> ideas?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Skip
> 
> 
> 


                


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