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Kent Taylor's Fundraiser:

J3 Cub NE-1 6125H

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BENEFITING: COMMEMORATIVE AIR FORCE

EVENT: 12 Planes of Christmas 2016

HOURS PLEDGED: 25

Kent Taylor

THE STORY:

The Rocky Mountain Wing is recovering from a 2-year, $300,000 repair and restoration of our TBM Avenger. Our gallant little J3 Cub Grasshopper worked hard over those two years, traveling to air shows, giving rides, and trying to cover for its missing big brother.

Flying in and out of western Colorado, it spends most of its time climbing hard. Once it reaches a safe altitude (10,000-11,000 feet), it has to work hard to streak along at 55 mph. And at this blistering pace, it has to work hard for a long time to get anywhere.

The pretty yellow bird worked so hard for so long, that it finally wore its tiny 65 hp engine out. Alas, the little Cubby is grounded until we can raise at least $2,000 for a major overhaul. An upgrade to an 85 hp engine would be better, but significantly more expensive - about $10,000.  Or perhaps a Christmas Miracle? Some generous soul may wish to donate a serviceable Continental C-65, C75, or C85 engine?

The Rocky Mountain Wing will be grateful for whatever Santa brings!

$2,550

MONEY RAISED
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  • Kent Taylor

    $250

  • Col Dorothy Dutton

    $1,000

  • Robert Caskey

    $100

  • Robert Owen

    $100

  • Leonard D Felix Jr

    $550

  • Col Tom Howe

    $50

  • Collin Fay

     

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26% Raised of $10,000 Goal

The Team: $2,550 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Donor Comments

Collin Fay

Collin Fay

2 years ago

Col Tom Howe

Col Tom Howe

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Leonard D Felix Jr

Leonard D Felix Jr

DONATION: $550

Dad 2 years ago

Robert Owen

Robert Owen

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Robert Caskey

Robert Caskey

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Col Dorothy Dutton

Col Dorothy Dutton

DONATION: $1,000

2 years ago

Kent Taylor

Kent Taylor

DONATION: $250

For the RMW J3 Cub fund 2 years ago