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Tom Brown, Unity, Wisc., Pietenpol

First Year Flown on Corvair Power: 1982
Total Amount of Hours flown on Corvair Power: 1171.7 Hours
N-number: NX37979
Builder of Aircraft: Ed and Tom Brown
Builder of Engine: Bernie Pietenpol
Year Aircraft Was Built: 1982
Type of Corvair Conversion Plans: Pietenpol with blower fan and no electric start
Engine Year: 1965
Engine Displacement: 164cid
Propeller: Hegy 66x28
Cruise Speed: 70mph
Cruise RPM: 2,450
Static RPM: 2,750
"Hope to repeat SAA 2nd Annual Convention," writes Tom Brown (second from right in photo above), B716 CTP, Unity, Wisc. 54488. "Bill Knight [at right in photo above] and I talking about Pietenpoling down for it. Bill and a partner bought Andrew Pietenpol's Last Original as you probably know. Hope to make Brodhead as well, but usually gets real busy here about Oshkosh time. Will see you at Urbana and Oshkosh for sure."

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


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