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#1 Trevor Sundberg

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Posted 03 September 2018 - 14:00

1. Regulation § 91.319 part C states that you can't fly over a densely populated area with an experimental, unless authorized by an "Administrator". Is it common to get authorization, say for a Rotorway Exec-162 or a Scorpion?
 
2. Love to build a kit but honestly don't have the time. Can you buy a used already built kit plane with the 40 hour test window already passed? I know I won't be issued a repairman cert, however is this an acceptable thing to do?
 
I'm a student with 3 hours logged, trying to avoid the price tag for buying one. I want something to practice and fly around in and I have the space to store it.
 
Thanks for the advice!
 

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#2 Discap

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Posted 04 September 2018 - 09:59

Yes there are many experimental ships available. Look through. Barnstormers and trade a plane and you will see many Rotorways with less than 200 hours for sale. I won’t address why this is, but you should do your research before committing to one. Last time I checked Rotroway was out of business so parts support may be an issue.

Another option would be a Safari. The factory has several used ones available. Factory support is good from Safari.

You can do all of your training and even check ride in an experimental.

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Posted 25 September 2018 - 06:40

Hi all, 

 

 

 

Last time I checked Rotroway was out of business so parts support may be an issue. 

 

I have heard this a couple of times now but can't find any other information about that and the website is still up but obviously outdated or not updated since last year. 







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