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Offline boxkite

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Re: Turboprop conversions built and unbuilt
« Reply #195 on: August 31, 2017, 01:49:40 am »
@Apophenia, cannot find this conversion in the lists - maybe a new entrant: PZL-104 with Walter M601 turboprop, now located in Kazakhstan. See http://www.airplanemart.com/aircraft-for-sale/Single-Engine-TurboProp/1986-PZL-104-Turbine-conv/13074/.


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Re: Turboprop conversions built and unbuilt
« Reply #196 on: March 14, 2018, 09:18:15 am »
Scottish Aviation Turbo Pioneer (i guess continuing the name from Pioneer, Twin Pioneer)
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Re: Turboprop conversions built and unbuilt
« Reply #197 on: March 15, 2018, 06:32:10 am »
Scottish Aviation turbo Pioneer

Great find my dear.

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Re: Turboprop conversions built and unbuilt
« Reply #198 on: March 15, 2018, 07:43:52 am »
Scottish Aviation turbo Pioneer

Thank you! Very interesting.
IMHO, this couldn't be threated as "turbo conversion", however.

It's not just a change of pistons fro turboprops, but entire wing, empennage, undercarriage.
Degree of similarity with Twin Pioneer is the same, as between Basler BT-67 and C-47 8-)

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Re: Turboprop conversions built and unbuilt
« Reply #200 on: July 24, 2018, 02:22:49 pm »
Mike Patey converted a Lancair Legacy into a turboprop one, named Turbulence.

Source: https://generalaviationnews.com/2015/11/30/one-basic-rule-from-a-prolific-builder/

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Re: Turboprop conversions built and unbuilt
« Reply #201 on: July 31, 2018, 02:00:56 am »
An interview with Mike Patey describing the changes he made to his Wilga to create his Draco.





A series of 20 videos of Mike Patey going through the design and very hands on build process of creating Draco.  This series could be called "Airplane Improvement" and he does a great job of explaning and showing step by step how he did far more than just go from piston to turbine power.  He also has one heck of a man cave.

Click on the link and then click on "Draco Build" to start the playlist: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSvdee86uThqIrloZjWwNVg/playlists
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Re: Turboprop conversions built and unbuilt
« Reply #202 on: October 10, 2018, 04:15:46 pm »
A few additions in the Light Aircraft section ... Unbuilt and Built conversions including those Wilgas and Lancairs, but also DHC Beavers and Otter and Legends.

https://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,1070.msg24963.html#msg24963