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This Stitts Playboy has a new prop.
Once I taxied this plane down the runway. It weighs about 700 lbs
and has about 65 hp. The power was more than I expected and the tail came up
right away. I also have a 1972 750 Honda and this plane has about the same
power to weight ratio which makes it go really fast. I was totally
surprised at the power and it made me feel uncomfortable because this airplane
is a bit out of my league as a low hour pilot who hasn't flown for ten years.
Roger is a great motivator and prompted me to do a good wax job on
the plane. This time, we both waxed the airplane, a team effort.
Look at the turtle deck of this Stitts Playboy Airplane. It looks
very much like a Hawker Hurricane WW2 Fighter.
I always thought that this plane would look good with a camo paint job.
Nice View of this airplane
This homebuilt airplane has a real beautiful covering job on fuselage and
It's time to put this kitplane in the hanger.
This Stits Playboy Experimental Airplane
has a 65 hp Continental four cylinder Engine. You have
to spin the prop by hand since it has no electrical system. The guys
that flew it said that it was more powerful than they expected too. They
said that the top speed was about 130 with the 65 hp motor. My 750 Honda
would be lucky to hit those speeds.