1916 SOPWITH PUP


  • For Sale
  • 1916
  • SOPWITH PUP
  • N567HC
  • 001
  • Shreveport, LA USA

149000 $149,000 USD

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  • For Sale
  • 1916
  • SOPWITH PUP
  • N567HC
  • 001
  • Shreveport, LA USA

Stefan Trischuk

Stefan Trischuk

General Specs (cont.)

320

750 HOURS

Used

2004

2004

VFR

2

Additional Classifications

Detailed Description

2 seat, fully Aerobatic, WW1 fighter plane, custom built in 2004 at great expense. Based on a 1916 Sopwith Pup, 360hp M14 radial engine with Inverted Fuel/oil (Engine removed from a Sukhoi SU26). Airframe has 320 hrs TTSN, Engine 750 hrs SMOH, real .30 cal belt-fed Maxim Machine Gun converted to fire propane/oxygen (gun negotiated separately). Smoke system, airframe engineered to withstand 17G, 180 degree per second roll rate. Easy to land, very forgiving and flys acro like a powerful Super Decathlon. 50 gallons fuel. Aircraft is well sorted, reliable and draws a crowd like nothing else. Contact for additional pics and videos.

Avionics / Equipment

Basic VFR panel with some custom gauges

Airframe

The airframe was built from scratch by Steve Culp and is engineered to with stand 17G.  All the flying wires are streamlined and doubled up for twice the strength.  The wings have an M6 airfoil with thick laminated spars. The ailerons are aerodynamically boosted and are very light for this type of plane.  

The landing gear has bungee gear suspension and is very forgiving to land. 

50 gallon fuel tank and 15 gallon smoke tank.

Engines / Mods / Prop

Russian M14 9 cylinder engine with 360hp.  Everything is stock except for an automotive plug conversion and american alternator.  This engine is originally from a Sukhoi SU26.   

This is a very reliable engine that has given no issues.

Interior / Exterior

This aircraft was build in 2004 and has always been stored in a hanger since new.

Remarks

This aircraft draws a crowd like nothing else.