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The Piper PA-15 Vagabond and PA-17 Vagabond are both two seat, high wing, conventional gear light aircraft that were designed for personal use and for flight training.

PA-15 Vagabond

Side-by-side two-seater powered by one 65hp Lycoming O-145 engine.

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A Timeless Tri Pacer

A Timeless Tri Pacer

When it comes to PA-22 rebuilds, there are good Tri-Pacers and there are great Tri-Pacers. This is the story of an exceptional “truly better than the day it was built” Tri-Pacer. The one thing I like most about attending events like Sun ‘n Fun and EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is the opportunity to just wander around and look at airplanes. Walking…
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Tri-Pacer Time Machine

Tri-Pacer Time Machine

The author tracks down a unique bird tucked away on a Minnesota grass strip—a completely original and actively flying 1953 Piper PA-22-135 Tri-Pacer. Most pilots, and certainly all airplane restoration buffs, have heard stories of the ultimate find—an airplane discovered in like-new condition tucked in a hangar somewhere. Finding such a gem is rare enough, but to locate one that…
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The PA-16 Piper Clipper

The PA-16 Piper Clipper

By David Leininger The success of the Piper Aircraft Corp. J-3 Cub aircraft fulfilled William Piper’s dream to have everyone flying. The production of the recognizable yellow Cub in 1937 made it possible for thousands of would-be pilots to earn their flying certificates and placed the company on very stable footing in the aviation community. In 1949, with Piper Aircraft…
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Piper PA-16 Clipper

Piper PA-16 Clipper

The PA-16 Clipper is a stretched and refined version of the Vagabond intended to seat four people. It is equipped with an extra wing tank, added doors to accommodate the new seating, and a Lycoming O-235.
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Piper PA-15 Vagabond

Piper PA-15 Vagabond

The Piper PA-15 Vagabond and PA-17 Vagabond are both two seat, high wing, conventional gear light aircraft that were designed for personal use and for flight training. PA-15 VagabondSide-by-side two-seater powered by one 65hp Lycoming O-145 engine. PA-17 VagabondAlso known as the Vagabond Trainer a variant of the PA-15 with dual-controls, shock-cord suspension and powered by one 65hp Continental A-65-8…
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Piper PA-20 Pacer

Piper PA-20 Pacer

The PA-20 Pacer and PA-22 Tri-Pacer are a family of four-place, strut braced, high-wing light aircraft that were built by Piper Aircraft. The PA-20 and PA-22 were produced from 1950-1954 and 1950-1964, respectively. PA-20Four-seat, conventional landing gear, light cabin aircraft, powered by a 125 hp (93 kW) Lycoming O-290-D engine. Certified 21 December 1949
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