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I hope the new models have better altitude performance, STOL, and 4WD!

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And can't forget this one in development;
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I still miss my old Hueys

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Cheaper...

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I took my flight lessons in our Cessna 172 with a STOL kit. I could do three touch and goes down the runway at one time at the Summersville airport it could fly so slow. My insturctor told me I had to get above the trees before I could try another touch and go, so that is what we did .... three times. By the time my next lesson rolled around his Cessna was in St. Louis getting the same conversion. He crashed landed that plane 3 times in the years following. He did tours and kept the weight down by keeping the tanks nearly empty. The miscalculation of how much was in reserve caught him twice, but the stability at low speeds allowed a good landing in a field. The last time the engine quit on take off and without altitude or speed the plane could not clear the trees to get to a landing spot.

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Did you ever get a license, Wayne?
I thought seriously about building a gyrocopter or a BD-4, but ended up buying the Mooney M-20E "Super 21" "poor man's P-51".
I flew numerous STOL airplanes over the years, but the first was the modded C-172 like you flew. I could land in 10 feet with a little headwind, and even slow flew it backwards in the wind.
The feel, though, some aircraft were special. I loved the C-182, the Piper PA18-150 Super Cub, PA28-235 and Aztec, the Bellanca Viking 300, the Mooney Exec, Beech Bonanza, the UH-1H.......they flew "like Cadillacs". I wanted to fly more warbirds, like the P-40, real P-51, and Spitfire. Plus jets. I've got 56 types I flew, but there were so many more.
Now I am stuck with LSAs, and none of them, so far, can operate at a field at 9,000' MSL.

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Too bad. This is my favorite "HH" flying machine:
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Built in tube driver, flamed maple all the way up. Mine has black open humbuckers, and more uniformly orange, #20 of 200 ever made (200 in brown flamed made, too). Are you experienced? Well, I am.........Let me prove it to you..........~*~*^*~*~V~^**V_-~`... :clap: :clap: :shock: :clap: :clap: :shock: :angel: 8) :mrgreen: =D> =D> :shock: \:D/ =D> =D>

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