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leewwalton
PostPosted: Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:53 am 
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99.9% sure that is not a wide body, definitely not a C wing .. and doubt very much it has the Sunderland Airfoil.

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chadmaisel2
PostPosted: Thu Oct 03, 2019 9:38 am 
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Guess I'll find out tomorrow, FWIW this was from the previous owner last year when it was for sale:

"This T-18 was built by a former employee of Grumman Aircraft incorporating both the desirable Sunderland wide body modification and the Sunderland LDS-4-212 modified airfoil from John Thorp's original 63-412. Expanded Main fuel tank capacity = *32 gallons (not the standard 29)
+ 2 x 12 gallon aux wing tanks total fuel = 56 gallons"

It doesn't matter to me either way as my previous thorp was just a standard T-18, and at this price seems like a good deal.

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chadmaisel2
PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:08 pm 
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The plane is a wide body so I would assume also the sunderland airfoil FYI.


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