<VV> Demand for 110 HP engines for Airplane on the rise

Mark Noakes mark at noakes.com
Sun Oct 9 15:00:21 EDT 2005

...or you could just join the CorvAircraft list and listen in for a while for perspective.

Mark Noakes

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gail P Policella" <gailvair at juno.com>
To: virtualvairs at corvair.org
Subject: <VV> Demand for 110 HP engines for Airplane on the rise
Date: Sun, 9 Oct 2005 14:49:48 -0400

> Over the past year,  I have received over a dozen request for 110hp
> Corvair engines to be used in Airplanes.  Obviously, the populairity is
> growing.  I am told by Corvair airplane people that the going rate is
> $100-$300 per engine depending on the condition.  I think this is on the
> cheap side considering the owner of the 110 hp must remove it for the car
> (time and labor).  Is anyone else out there getting lots of requests for
> 110 hp and what is the going rate for running 110hp engines.  Several of
> our club members refuse to sell their engines to "Airplane guys". Just
> like the Steering boxes being sold to Street Rod people (At least the
> street rod people are paying top dollar !).  I would love to hear your
> comments on this issue.
> Thanks in advance.
> Gail P. Policella  Margate, FL
> Chapter # 333  South Florida Corvairs
> 64 Deluxe Greenbrier with Dealer Camper Kit
> 65 Monza Coupe/ 66 Corsa Convertible
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