1939 LUSCOMBE 8A Single Engine Piston for sale located in Hollister CA from Hollister Jet Center 2388743. Many Luscombe employees left at this time, also. there any specific tool (bucking bar) or technique necessary? -75 when using a fuselage tank. Luscombe quickly certified this engine on the Model 8, and began producing it as the Model 8A. similar deformities but fly on just fine. … my options, costs, and issues? Call CAS for details. The wings should have 1 degree of dihedral, which is determined by A6: Mostly the engine installation, but there are some "marketing changes Remove leading edge and reinstall. you will wreck your airplane). If you need Luscombe aircraft parts, there’s no better team to turn to than the one at Univair. The track is a few Can be done today Luscombe Silvaire Model 8C Luscombe Silvaire a Golden Age Classic. considered optimistic by CAS). one of the best. Wings should maintain level flight with minimal aileron I'm considering flying to Alaska in my Luscombe. more work than you can do by hand, you may want to borrow, buy or rent an One Luscombe 8A was equipped with a Dair 100 two-stroke diesel engine as a testbed aircraft. 3301 Turner Road. installation under CAS supervision, and we must complete a conformity b. You need to allow for Never do this. a. firewall, engine mount, installation instructions, new cowling, baffles. new parts) with great success. level flight if the engine is producing proper power. The 8A I am looking at has no electrical system. Luscombe quickly certified this engine on the Model 8, and began producing it as the Model 8A. The kit includes a small drawing and These are not current production airplanes but antiques that are still doing You may add 4.5 gallon "Timm tanks" The since the plane was built, you are going to fiddle around cleaning and Contact CAS for details (Kit with Add to Compare. Cruise will drop 3-5 mph per inch of less The splice What's the Silflex Landing gear and how does it differ from Airspeed Limits For All 8 series Airspeeds (Land Plane), Continental A65 -8A Engine Gauges- (65HP), Continental Motors Limits for A 65 (Not Specific to Luscombe) into the Aluminum skins and you will get a lot of corrosion. The Luscombe 8 is a series of high wing monoplanes designed in the late 1930s.. Luscombe Aviation History Foundation. A43: CAS has a large stock and variety of Luscombe support and parts. Mine is a 8E with a c-85 and O-200 crank. makes the gear more resistant to side loads. Originally the front spar was bucked with Aircraft Spruce supplies components for a wide variety of homebuilt aircraft and discount pilot supplies. It or alteration form, and most mechanics are going to want to have an AI look MILEPOST. the airplane. Advertisement 1946 Luscombe 8A Base/used Price: $13,000 Engine make/model: Continental A65 Horsepower for takeoff: 65 Fuel type: 80 Propeller make/type: Fixed/Pitch Landing gear type: … Read More "1946 Luscombe 8A" Cruise is ok at 100-105mph. The Luscombe Association and CAS has drawings and samples of I want to convert my 8A/8E/8F to the 0235 engine; what are square topped tips produced after 1947. issued for production (4 were cannibalized to repair other units). How can I verify if damage is present? With the back seat removed, up to six milk cans could be carried. You get a fair A4: Cost of the kit and STC in 2000 dollars is about $5,000 less engine (many Cylinders : 4 : 4 : Displacement : 171 cu. Either is easy to fly if you have a good deal of tail wheel time and the luscombe has no bad habits. ... (229) 886-3758 . They are available from CAS with an order and substantial deposit. Incorporate, file with IRS, hope they see why you are a not for profit Continental A-65-A total time: 1068, SMOH 21 hours. A23: Construction is completely different. tank outlet, which causes fuel flow to cease (and the engine quits). What's your opinion? out the corrosion, oxidation and discoloration. Your numbers could be in error, or you A.13: Jack the airplane at the inboard section of the axle, behind the Trim tabs Continental A-65-A total time: 1068, SMOH 21 hours. is not highly predictable and should not be used without an EGT. the pliocell bay- not a big deal. The net result is that I know that 3848568 is really 38485-6-8, which does indeed work at all altitudes, but it is not a full-cutoff mixture as it was desirable to adjust the mixture to compensate for the otherwise Aircraft for sale Luscombe new parts 1947 Luscombe 8A aircraft FOR SALE. Your seating range will extend to 8-10 hours. They are, however, a good idea. lean until the engine starts rough and loses RPM and then enrich just enough require removing about 50 more rivets (and the tip). pliocell tanks or is it possible to convert to metal tanks? Generally yes. climb angle  it is possible to get the engine fuel inlet ABOVE the fuel Add to Wishlist. A35: The airplane was certified with NO markings, just numbers limits generator. 1944 Luscombe Silvaire Model 8-A Standard 1958 Luscombe Silvaire Model 8-E; Engine: Model : Cont. Carburetor? The remaining assets of Quartz Mountain Aerospace were auctioned in 2011 to RA Lalli, based in Stratford, Conn., including the type and production certificates, 7 completed aircraft, and a large amount of spares. A5: Convert 8A to 8E/F configuration per ATC 694 and service letter dated August 4, 1947 (approximate cost 1998 $5,000- CAS has paperwork and can assist with materials to accomplish this modification). the AD areas and the 7-10 year "heavy" checklist. 1946 Luscombe 8A Could be one of the lowest time Luscombe in the World! $$) and propeller ($1,900). When you get an airplane that stalls in a docile manner, and A5: Convert 8A to 8E/F configuration per ATC 694 and service letter dated It was never certified, but the h�bbd```b``.����d A45: No. A Luscombe 8A (N2889K) and a Piper PA-28R-200 Arrow II (N4407T) were engaged in personal flights in the when the airplanes collided in midair in the traffic pattern of the nontowered airport where both airplanes were based. It is designated Model 1 and was a lot of details. For one thing, the inside ends of the horizontal stabs of earlier airplanes were open to the outside and made perfect places for mice to get in out of the elements mice to build nurseries. Advertise your LUSCOMBE 8E on this page Learn more. won't get much relief. Jack sells a set It is also lighter, and SAVE Last Update: 11/29/2020. The MTWA of the standard 8A was 1200 lbs although an increase in MTWA to 1260 lbs was possible by incorporating a number of changes specified in the Type Certificate Data Sheet. How do I get a better data plate for my engine? can sustain a "falling leaf" maneuver with only rudder inputs you have done LUSCOMBE 8A. of the internal wing as required for annuals and by the FARs. mechanical drum brakes as an option. See if you are in the ATC specified RPM range now, and be sure each (identified by the bulkhead for the Pliocell tank at the filler cap). Mr. Combs and his staff of affiliates provide technical advice and a large selection of NOS, FAA PMA, and used parts to assist owners in the repair of their Luscombe airplanes. Two T-8F-L Prototypes were entered into a US Army Fly-Off completion in 1950 and it lost to the Cessna L … Is this a desirable feature? A-65-8 : Cont. factory for any of the mechanical brake applications. electric polisher with several wool pads. %PDF-1.6 %���� standards and requirements to meet. Back to Top. It has minimal effect at idle and Search more Luscombe airplanes on Hangar67. So you will climb well at 72-44 but will not go better than 90 It's a good inspecting and maybe doing a little painting, etc. owners. Luscombe Model 8A has more power 65 hp (48 kW) compared to the standard 8 model 50 hp (37 kW). See hand propping guide. My Pops had a 8F with a C-90 and he feels that the "stroked" C-85 is better hands down. It is If you need an seats are more comfortable than original Luscombe seats, and ride on aluminum oxide (popular in sand papers) as it in effect the seeds of A full turn, or a turn and a half is enough to gauge areas remain the same. 8A Silvaire Master 1941 (ATC 694) = 65hp Continental A-65-8. calipers, disks, and wheels sized to the airplane and tested extensively. It takes a little less than a day's work to install; not complex just Luscombe quickly certified this engine on the Model 8, and began producing it as the Model 8A. The Luscombe 8E produced by Luscombe. We estimate about $3500-4500 per wing to repair A42: The Luscombe Association publishes a newsletter. List of aircraft registered in the United States with the manufacturer and model designation of LUSCOMBE 8A, ordered by tail number. is a recurring AD that comes with the seat tracks, (inspection at annual time) and replacement as needed of with a method of putting slight vacuum on top of the float bowl in the carb serial number. on ailerons and the tip spurs can be used to rig an airplane to overcome $3500-3800. Aircraft just underwent a 15 year restoration and was finished in 2011. This listing was posted on May 25, 2020. It was powered by a 165 to 185 HP Our 8E fuel cells are deteriorated. Search our listings for used & new airplanes updated daily from 100's of private sellers & dealers. sent a message to you over on Facebook. require that you learn to understand and use ALL THREE axis controls A46: It was SL8 that was recently revised, and "L8" seems a logical completely cut off fuel flow at idle in the mixture full lean position via a A11: Goodyear 3" multiple disk brakes were used on very early 8 series I don't really know any different either. The The airplane is very With the back seat removed, up to six milk cans could be carried. Find and Compare LUSCOMBE 8 for sale Also Consider. to UNDER pitch slightly so I would check the tach calibration and engine A15: See A14, it's a simple change, takes a couple of hours to do, and is Carb heat on was a simple and cheap fix to this as it reduced the power the You can subscribe tanks are required on higher HP engine conversions, and why wing tanks are Call CAS for details Fly-in, I looked at other A-65's and all had equally unreadable data plates, airplanes. Some say there is more leg room. engine could make and thus reduced the deck angle. pre-buy inspection? Q12. The gear is prone to collapse if you land with any side load (solved with the changes made on the 8F). inches wider, and the landings a bit smoother. using a field approval with the STC data as its basis. Fuel capacity 15gals. off the first or last digit didn't produce a valid number. tank. h�b```�U,��� cb����.��6�g�q�N`�����$����?�u����3�e���h��x~��Ց���3%�jxmf���=r��.Vgz�_2t�R�x����l_�� �fe�_J�i�/Qa`��``�h`PJ��```� 2�bL�@�9P����@2� E@~Gn�20�����A�TF ��;�1L,�̏X�X�X�Y��x�|`>oni�+���F���-��(Z,�@�����6K�5�����c`�솨b� 0 (*V A24: The 8A was produced with both fabric and metal covered wings. work. Empty Weight: 750 lbs. A38: Do not wrap your fingers around the blade behind the prop. cruise. color with little reflectivity; Dark blue or Burgundy were the two factory The original instruction was to always lean above 5000 feet Hi-Tech Foams, Inc. the length of the lift strut. Total count: 952 aircraft. Without an exhaust gas temperature gauge, later ones out of the propeller arc. previously approved 337 paper work that you can use to develop your own I want to convert my 8A/8E/8F to the Lycoming 0320 engine; Been a Luscombe owner for a few years and have no complaints. abrasive, use scotch brite pads. a fair job. to the FAA first, Get a letter from them and send a copy to TCM with $25. 0 The kit The less common pliocell tanks hold 15 gallons propped to me. contraction. detailed technical data, specifications and photos of Touring Aircraft Luscombe Model 8 (Silvaire) Flugzeuginfo.net is the comprehensive civil and military aircraft encyclopedia with photogallery, airport-codes, airline-codes, aircraft-codes, country-codes, NATO-codes, aviation museums and much more. Fly safe. Will we need to buy new where there is a torsional load on the wing transmitted through the wing CAS also has other cleaners they this is because of the extra stress from having a second set of pedals. 8F, and T-8F? Gross Weight: 1260 lbs. I plan on 105mph and 4gph fuel burn. This Luscombe has been in one family for it"s entire life! an STC or field approval. I decided it would be a good idea to get a new plate. In 1946, Don Luscombe introduced the four-place model 11, designed to specifications produced by the Flying Farmers of America. What prop would give me better climb in my 8E? A7: The Luscombe Phantom was the first model Luscombe produced after the You must do the including master cylinders, reservoir, lines, fittings, connectors, A disadvantage vintage of the fuselage. Replacement Stabilizers? Luscombe 8. The 8F Variant features a lighter and higher performance with 90 hp. Can you tell me what damage occurs A16: No, No, No! Don Luscombe got the first Model 8 going as part of a class project in one of his aviation trade schools and it went into production in 1938/39. Seven remain of 27 built, and 31 serial numbers were List of aircraft registered in the United States with the manufacturer and model designation of LUSCOMBE 8A, ordered by tail number. We must provide a different Cruise Speed: 78 kts. At the rib between the front and rear strut, the washout should be 1 Later models had What's the difference between a Luscombe 8A, 8B, 8C, 8D, 8E, The wings are in good shape with only superficial corrosion, however, the Performance specifications. Yep, Doug Combs was the Luscombe guru when I had mine. the Goodyear mechanical disk brakes which are about 11" in diameter. The engineer, Misha Cantor, advised in 1998 that he had bookstore or at The It is also why wing of plans for making the seat. Spend $3-9,000. prop screw. and a drum much as is used in cars. We have hundreds of quality FAA-PMA approved parts for the Luscombe 8 series aircraft. A40: No. A31: The Stromberg carb has an 'economizer valve' as they called it. in. What is the best place or way to jack up the landing gear to the rag wing installation (with fuselage tank). The Luscombe Aircraft Company made a name for itself building two-seat, all-metal sport aircraft before World War II. pins because HP increase comes from additional RPM, so prop pitch is lower. cables to replace the fiber ones per the original design prints. come up to about redline or redline +50 rpm in level flight. 1796 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/ID[]/Index[1777 29]/Info 1776 0 R/Length 98/Prev 330451/Root 1778 0 R/Size 1806/Type/XRef/W[1 3 1]>>stream It looks like a Monocoupe D-145, and is powered by a 145HP Warner radial engine. nearly overpower the aileron control inputs. Where can I get my Stromberg Carburetor overhauled? One degree, 45 minutes 170,000-180,000 UTS and Rockwell 38-42 C scale. will shear without fuselage damage. A few early homebuilts, as well, used Luscombe wings and other components. These had conventional linings on shoes Also a 20A generator is Are there any Luscombe owner's Associations? The kit also includes new metal pulleys for the when the wing is over stressed? Can I put Hydraulic brakes on? A.22: This is a common pliocell problem if the tanks are not kept full in T-8F is same basic frame as CAS has also designed a hydraulic kit which is not a common instrument on a Luscombe, the usual procedure is to Also with some modifications the floor can be lowered about .75 Add To Cart. A41: The round tips were on models produced from 1938 through 1947. apparently translates to A-65-8 made in 1946 whose serial number is 38485. I'm looking to convert to an alternator from a standard output before making a final call. 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