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What Is The Best Piston(single)aircraft To You?

Mon Mar 19, 2001 4:56 pm

What is your favorite piston single? Lemme hear you guys !
 
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RE: What Is The Best Piston(single)aircraft To You?

Mon Mar 19, 2001 5:34 pm

Has to be the Cessna 210  Smile/happy/getting dizzy
 
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RE: What Is The Best Piston(single)aircraft To You?

Mon Mar 19, 2001 5:44 pm

First and foremost the Model 35 Bonanza. There is just something about the classic V-tailed Bonanza. It is sleek fast and classic. The first modern high performance GA aircraft that came out after WWII.

Second would be the Mooney M20K, the 252. It was one of the best Mooney's ever made, though for a short time. It had the improved TCM TSIO-360 and had many of the improvements that would be seen in the later M20Js and the M20M.
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RE: What Is The Best Piston(single)aircraft To You?

Mon Mar 19, 2001 5:56 pm

Straight tailed Cessna 182. Makes a bad pilot look good.. and they last forever
 
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RE: What Is The Best Piston(single)aircraft To You?

Mon Mar 19, 2001 6:02 pm

Maule M-6-235
Put it on floats, put it on skis, put it on wheels (big ones!)....


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a little cheaper than a 180 or a 185 and lots of fun to fly!
 
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RE: What Is The Best Piston(single)aircraft To You?

Mon Mar 19, 2001 8:28 pm

For me it's the Cessna 210  Smile/happy/getting dizzy
 
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RE: What Is The Best Piston(single)aircraft To You?

Mon Mar 19, 2001 8:41 pm

I will never turn against my fair-weathered Cessna 172. two adults, two children, a dog and some small bags, no problem. Of course the 210 aint bad either.
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RE: What Is The Best Piston(single)aircraft To You?

Mon Mar 19, 2001 9:25 pm


I thnk that the straight tail Beechcraft Bonanzas are great to fly. (BE-33 series)
They were formerly known as Debonair's. Got my instrument in one, very stable on approaches.
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RE: What Is The Best Piston(single)aircraft To You?

Mon Mar 19, 2001 10:27 pm

Spitfire!

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RE: What Is The Best Piston(single)aircraft To You?

Mon Mar 19, 2001 11:40 pm

An-2 for sure!


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RE: What Is The Best Piston(single)aircraft To You?

Mon Mar 19, 2001 11:58 pm

For a taildragger...the Piper J-3 Cub. A classic, period.
For a tricycle gear...the Cessna 172 Skyhawk. Regards.
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