Flying Corvairs

Alan Swenson, Osceola, Wisc., Pietenpol

First Year Flown on Corvair Power: 1980
Total Amount of Hours flown on Corvair Power: 350 Hours
N-number: NX8483B
Builder of Aircraft and Engine: Al Swenson, 2110 75th Ave., Osceola, WI 54020, answen@centurytel.net
Years Aircraft Was Built: 1973-80
Type of Corvair Conversion Plans: Pietenpol / Self with no blower fan and no electric start
Engine Year: 1962
Engine Displacement: 140cid
Propeller: Wood made by Alan Swenson, 62x26
Cruise Speed: 73 knots indicated
Cruise RPM: 3,000
Static RPM: 3,300?
Alan Swenson writes: "1962 engine flying since 1980. 350 hours. No problems. Your Manual and newsletter are a joy to read."


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Orange Park, FL 32003

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