Flying Corvairs

Steve Makish, Boca Raton, Fla., KR2

Click on the photo above to view a movie of Steve departing Corvair College #6 in his Corvair powered KR2. You can download the movie player at QuickTime.

First Year Flown on Corvair Power: 2001
Total Amount of Hours on Corvair Power as of June 2005: About 170
N-Number: N841SM
Builder of Aircraft and Engine: Steve Makish, Boca Raton, Fla., srmakish@aol.com
Year Airframe Completed: 1987 (VW power, later Subaru EA-81) Converted to Corvair 2001
Engine Year: 1965
Engine Displacement: 164cid, 30-over
Propeller Make: Sterba
Cruise Speed: 165mph
Top Speed/RPM: 178mph


William Wynne, The Corvair Authority
5000-18 HWY 17 #247
Orange Park, FL 32003

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