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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] FS: 1981 Pitts S1-E


Thread: [Acro] FS: 1981 Pitts S1-E

Message: [Acro] FS: 1981 Pitts S1-E

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From: "Cummings, Steve - TP1SMC" <SCummings at>

Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2002 18:27:02 UTC


1981 Pitts S1-E (amateur-built S1-S):  

Price reduced to $26,000 and at this level, the price is not negotiable, so
please don't ask.
This is your last chance on this airplane. If you have any interest at all,
DON'T take your time. If I don't have anyone engaged in serious discussion
by this time next week, I will forego the other deal I've been working on
and take mine off the market and you will have missed a great opportunity. 

Here are the specs:
886 hours TTAF airframe, 432 SMOH by DeMars on a 200 HP Lycoming IO-360-A1A
angle valve engine. B&C light weight alternator, Christen inverted oil
system, Sensenich 76 x 60 fixed-pitch aluminum prop, Terra transponder with
blind encoder (needs a biennial certification), Lexan floor, Haigh tail
wheel, large rudder, rudder pedal access doors, reinforced cabane struts and
upper wing attach plates, lower rear wing attach brackets reinforced per FAA
AD and Aviat Service Bulletin, horizontal stabilizer struts (as on the S1-T
model) in addition to the standard bracing wires, bungee gear with aluminum
strut covers, five point harness with ratchet and secondary lap belt. 

The engine overhaul included:
- Factory new aerobatic crankshaft ($9,000 retail all by itself!) 
- Rework camshaft 
- Rebuild all four cylinders
- Replace piston rods
- New bearings
- New slick magnetos
- All AD's and SB's to that date complied with (including new oil pump, the
strengthened piston pins and rod bolts, new crankshaft gear)
- Engine break-in and bench-test performed by DeMars in accordance with
Lycoming overhaul manual

Last annual inspection November 2001. 

The plane is located in southern California at Chino Airport (CNO).

I can send high-res digital photos by email to anyone who's interested. If
you don't have high-speed Internet, say so in your note and I'll limit the
number of photos to minimize download time. 

Don't wait for the deal to get better than this because it won't. It's now
or never...

Contact Steve Cummings
Work: 213-244-5822
Home: 909-737-6099 (but please, not after 9:30 PM PDT)
scummings at 

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