Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Cars & TransportationCommuting · 6 months ago

If you were flying in and out of mountain passes and valleys what aircraft would you choose? Elevation rarely exceeds 6000'?

Considering a Carbon Cub or a CH 750 Cruzer. Any other interesting models?

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IT WOULD BE SOMEWHAT HELPFUL IF THIS WAS LEFT IN THE AIRCRAFT SECTION.

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  • 6 months ago
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    With no hints on budget, region, weather, type of payload, a guess would be the Maule M-7-260

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maule_M-7

  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    B-17 Ballmer aircraft

  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    I keep hearing good things about the Peking Boulevard.

  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    Honestly, a Cessna 172 is your best bet.

    Carbon Cubs are insanely expensive, slow, and short on space. Unless you are doing airports less than 1500 feet long, forget it.

    CH750s are also quite slow and while a bit more roomy and user friendly and faster per installed horsepower than a Cub they don’t make sense for just flying around the mountains.

    Cessnas aren’t interesting because they are ubiquitous. They are ubiquitous because they do everything well. They won’t go as fast as a Mooney but they will go off strip a lot better. They don’t go as slow as a Cub but will get you where you are going a lot faster. They also don’t cost anywhere near as much for parts and maintenance.

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  • Snezzy
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    DC-3. DC-3. DC-3. DC-3. DC-3.

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    • PhotonX
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      6 months agoReport

      I'd rather see a Curtiss C-46 Commando in the sky, but it's a bit much for a single pilot to handle.

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