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Aircraft and aiport photos are sorted separately. Airport photos always shown after aircraft photos.

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1972 Sparks PIETENPOL AIR CAMPER, C85 85 Hp, landing Rwy 22. In 1932 Bernard H. Pietenpol-Spring Valley, MN offered Air Camper Ford Model A power, guaranteed performance-$750.00 FLYAWAY!! Digest that for a moment!
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1972 Sparks PIETENPOL AIR CAMPER, Continental C85 85 Hp, unbalanced rudder with clevises to control cables routed from rudder bar. No trim tab. Typical for 1929 aircraft design.
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1972 Sparks PIETENPOL AIR CAMPER, Continental C85 85 Horsepower, center wing aft section cutout allows easier access to rear seat. Forward seat has added small side 'doors' hinging down aiding entry. Try to imagine that access-planning needed?
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1972 Sparks PIETENPOL AIR CAMPER, Continental C85 85 Hp, early classic 1929 design visitor attending SZP's 85th Anniversary celebration.
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1972 Sparks PIETENPOL AIR CAMPER, Continental C85 85 Hp, early classic 1929 Experimental (now) design
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1972 Sparks PIETENPOL AIR CAMPER, Continental C85 85 Hp, two long exhaust pipes, wood prop and different view of vintage 'Jenny' type spreader bar main gear with bungee cords.
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1972 Sparks PIETENPOL AIR CAMPER, Continental C85 85 Hp, simple instrument panel includes hanging pocket watch with cover. Aircraft flown VFR-only, from rear seat Highly modified construction materials used for this build with many mods.
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1972 Sparks PIETENPOL AIR CAMPER, Continental C85 85 Hp, aircraft builder data plate
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1972 Sparks PIETENPOL AIR CAMPER, Continental C85 85 Hp, main landing gear has bungee cord suspension each wheel to soften landings-near duplicates original except stronger materials.
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1972 Sparks PIETENPOL AIR CAMPER, Continental C85 85 Hp, wood prop, visiting SZP's 85th Anniversary Celebration-1930-2015 with a 1929 design Experimental class classic. Thank you for coming!
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1972 Sparks PIETENPOL AIR CAMPER, Continental C85 85 Hp, taxi to Rwy 22
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1972 Sparks PIETENPOL AIR CAMPER, Continental C85 85 Hp, taxi to Rwy 22. Nota Bene: ailerons appear longer than original design? I have the Pietenpol book.