“New paint and interior!! Only 295 hour total time since new on airframe and engine!!” Thorp 1978.

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Make: Thorp Model Year: 1978
Gorgeous Thorp T-18. S/N 65, professionally built in 1978. Lycoming 0290D Sterba 68/70 wooden prop. Only 295 hours total time on airframe and engine since new!! Always hangared. New paint and interior in 2016. AvMap mini EFIS, 360 digital com. Narco XPDR. New Mags in 2016. Yes...... it’s an 0-290. Everyone seems to want the “bigger engine” thorp with another 15 or so horsepower, but John Thorp designed the T-18 Around THIS engine and it does very well with it. 140kts at less than 6gph!! Out of inspection by a month, but it will be sold with a fresh condition inspection by a very knowledgeable high time T-18 Guru! A give-away price at $22000.... but the owner has too many planes and needs 4+ seats, so this beauty must go. You cannot even buy the raw materials to build this plane for the sales price! This is a flying, fast, easy to fly, pretty, sexy plane!!! Don’t miss out. Treat yourself. Life is short. Go for it!!!
Current date: 2020-12-27