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1946 AERONCA 11AC/11BC CHIEF, 0-200 CONVERSION, ON EDO 1400 FLOATS, BEAUTIFUL RE

  • Location: LAKE KENOGAMI,QUEBEC CANADA
  • Listed: Nov 11, 2017 4:34 AM
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1946 AERONCA 11AC/11BC CHIEF, 0-200 CONVERSION, ON EDO 1400 FLOATS, BEAUTIFUL REFURB, SUPER LITE HAIL THIS IS A VERY CUTE AIRPLANE !! THE CHIEF IS THE SIDE BY SIDE VERSION OF THE VENERABLE “CHAMP” FOR FISHING WITH YOUR WIFE OR YOUR BUDDIES, SIDE BY SIDE IS BETTER !! THIS AIRPLANE WAS WELL DOCUMENTED WITH THE MAJOR MODS IN 1992, WITH LOTS OF SUPPORTING CAA APPROVALS 100 H.P. MODERN 0-200 REPLACES THE 1940’S 65 H.P. 1608 SMOH, 725 SINCE BOTTOM OVERHAUL WITH NEW CAM AND LIFTERS ALL COMPRESSIONS IN THE 70’S AT LAST ANNUAL 5/2017 STC’D TO USE AUTO FUEL OR AVIATION GAS, IN ANY COMBINATION NEW MCCAULEY PROP 700 HOURS EDO 1400 FLOATS GIVE BETTER WATER MANNERS THAN THE SMALLER 1320’S THAT ARE COMMON ON THESE AIRPLANES EXTRA VERTICAL STABILIZERS ON THE TAIL THIS AIRPLANE WAS REFURBISHED BY THE OWNER IN 2012 NEW CECONITE FABRIC NEW PAINT. GORGEOUS YELLOW AND RED STRIPES THE FLOATS WERE ALSO PAINTED AND DETAILED AT THIS TIME, AND THE BOTTOMS LOOK GREAT. DOCK PARKED, NOT REGULARLY BEACHED VORTEX GENERATORS FIBERGLASS HIGH LIFT WINGTIPS NEW INTERIOR ALL AROUND, INCLUDING CUSTOM EMBROIDERY ON THE SEAT ACCENTS NEW WINDSHIELD AND SIDE GLASS !! PATROLLER WINDOWS IN THE LOWER DOORS DASH IS PERFECT, WITH GORGEOUS INSTRUMENTS ANTENNA FOR HANDHELD (NO ELECTRIC) FULLY DETAILED, INSIDE AND OUT, AND LOOKS FANTASTIC THIS IS THE ULTIMATE 2 PLACE FLOATPLANE !! THE COMBINATION OF THE 100 H.P. ENGINE, THE VORTEX GENERATORS, THE HIGH LIFT WINGTIPS, THE FLOATPLANE PROP, THE DUAL WATER RUDDERS AND THE EXTRA VERTICAL STABS GIVE THIS AIRPLANE A CLIMB RATE SECOND TO NONE, AND ALLOW FOR SAFE, CONTROLLED TAKE-OFFS ON THE SMALLEST OF LAKES, OR AN EXTRA MARGIN OF SAFETY FOR ANY WATER OPERATIONS!! OBVIOUSLY THE OWNERS PRIDE AND JOY !! BUT THEN THE STORM THIS AIRPLANE SUFFERED LIGHT, SCATTERED HAIL DAMAGE TO SOME OF THE UPPER SURFACES. THERE ARE APPROXIMATELY 8 ACTUAL SMALL HOLES (COVERED NOW WITH WHITE TAPE, AND SOME SCATTERED “RINGWORM” SPOTS WHERE THE PAINT IS NOT MISSING THE FORMER OWNER WOULD ACCEPT NOTHING LESS THAN A COMPLETE RECOVER, SO THE INSURANCE COMPANY PAID HIM OFF ($50,000 CANADIAN) AND SOLD THIS TO ME. I WAS JUST UP TO SEE THE AIRPLANE AND TAKE THESE PHOTOS LAST WEEK THE AIRPLANE HAS BEEN MOVED FROM THE DOCK, AND IS TIED UP ON A SMALL BEACH ACROSS THE BAY FROM IT’S FORMER DOCK SPACE. THE FORMER OWNER SHOWED UP AT…

  

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