AEROBATIC TIPSY NIPPER - SOLD , S.T.C. United Kingdom
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Mk. 1 Tipsy Nipper ,
NOW WITH FULL PERMIT - till 10 th. March , 2021 , the aircraft is serviced and ` fully sorted ` , ready for the 2020 / 21 new flying season , including new weight and balance .
Empty 463 Lb. . M.T.O. 750 Lb. Max Aeros 685 Lb.
The Nipper must be one of the cheapest , if not the cheapest way into Aerobatics - well proven design of over 60 + years Nippers have been flying .
+ 4 G , - 2 G ( U.K. restriction - other Authorities allow + 6 G , - 4 G )
In KLM colours , as it was statically displayed on KLM`s Schiphol Airport concourse at one time in it`s history .
Recent re- build and re - cover , so , a virtually BRAND NEW Aircraft ( Airframe approx 355 Hrs. from new , 50 + years ago ) with a very low hour ( approx 45 Hrs. ) Barry Smith V . W . 1834 cc. Acro engine with re-built , zero timed , Bendix Mags fitted at the time ( so 450 + Hrs. to go before Mags need inspecting again ) .
60 p.s.i. oil pressure , oil temp 160 * F - 180 * F , thermostatically controlled ( 70 *C - 85 * C approx ) .
Hand swing to start .
Full engine and airframe service done for Permit renewal , including new oil and filter .
Twin Mags - one with Impulse .
Ceconite fabric .
Chris Lodge prop .
Remote spin on oil filter ( standard automotive - ie. cheap - not like ` Rotax ` oil filter prices ) .
Oil cooler .
Disc brakes .
New pitot hoses . ( from wing to panel join )
New armoured ( 304 Stainless Steel braid ) fuel hose - Ethanol / Methanol compatible , covered with fire retardant ` Aeroquip ` type sleeve .
Approved for MOGAS although I only use UL91 .
Tyres and inners in excellent - virtually brand new condition .
All wheels are standard 4" , ( Tost on mains ) , so no issues with none standard / available nose wheel , ( originals were off a WW2 ` Hurricane ` tail wheel - as it came with when I bought CT - still got it somewhere ) .
External V.H.F. aerial with BNC connector .
Aerobatic 4 point Harness , again , virtually new .
Included in the sale are a pair of heavy duty plastic wheel chocks and a bespoke nosewheel tow bar ( in bright hi - viz orange ) , + Pitot cover .
See www.tipsynipper.com , the dedicated Tipsy Nipper Website , for Photos and more details .
Hangered at Shifnal , Nr. Telford airstrip .
It`s current hanger space could be negotiated so the Nipper could remain at Shifnal . Front door space and it`s on it`s own so it`s straight out and back in and no chance of hanger rash .
Please contact me for full information , but only if you are seriously interested in owning and flying a Nipper .
( I have had the usual time wasters , so , please , contact me ONLY if you are serious ) .
Reg : G-BWCT
Sensible offers circa £ 10, 800.00 considered .
Phone / text ; Roy on 0 7836 348 945