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2V or NOT 2V ?

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Apr 27, 2010
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Shortly after the Pilgrims landed I completed the rebuild of N4221M.

A PA-12.

With "Irish Linen" of course.

Another pilot asked if I was interested in a ride in his aircraft.

Minutes later we were over Lake Ontario & looking UP at the folks on the shore.

I believe the ASI read about 120 MPH.

The aircraft was a Culver V.

It was of plywood construction with retractable gear & a 2 position prop & an injected 85 hp TCM.

The owner asked if I was interested in a swap.

Would YOU take the deal?

The "V" ( is it Vee or 5 ?) was a creation of Art Mooney.

In somewhat accurate (?) BIBLICAL terms ;the Dart begat the Culver Cadet which begat the Culver V which begat the

Mooney Mite ( aka Wee Scotsman ) which begat the Mooney M-20 & then on to the rest of the Mooney line.

Corrections? Additions?

Who would take the deal?

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