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Airframe Ideas

How much does your Skywagon weigh and why?
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I have a 1984 185F, its original empty weight was in the 1660 area but currently weights in at 1990.8, includes 16 lbs in wheel pants. I'm sure the older King radios and the STEC 50 autopilot added some but I haven't looked at the detail add on list.

On Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 5:56 PM, Darren Tiede (targetairspray@gmail.com) <mailer@mail2.clubexpress.com> wrote:
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looks like we have a couple of birds that need to go on a diet. 180B 1740lbs. and a 180H a whopping 1949lbs. Both have float kit.
Both have leather int. I see the H gained 33lbs. with new interior.

 
ZFW 1685. 180C. Atlee dodge jump seats and extended baggage. VFR panel.
 

looks like we have a couple of birds that need to go on a diet. 180B 1740lbs. and a 180H a whopping 1949lbs. Both have float kit.
Both have leather int. I see the H gained 33lbs. with new interior.
 
1956 180, 1653ew with float kit, ski fittings, Atlee Dodge jump seats, extended baggage, 0-470k
 
1645 pounds (empty weight without unusable fuel and oil) - 1954 C-180 with VFR panel and leather interior, O-470R.
 
1972 H model with float kit, Sportsman STOL, etc. ZFW 1820

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On Jan 31, 2017, at 4:59 PM, Harper Goodwin (ghgoodwin2@gmail.com) <mailer@mail2.clubexpress.com> wrote:

I will be picking up my new (to me) 1954 180 in a few days and have been going over some of the data. 
It is a very nice yet pretty basic airplane and I was a little surprised to find it had a ZFW of 1699. 1693 actual weight plus 6 lbs. tare. This is 150 lbs. heavier than the published zfw of about 1550 I think. Of course a 62 year old airplane gains weight. I am 1 year older than the airplane and have certainly gained a good bit as well. I do know there was some hail damage as some flight controls show that, so that may have something to do with it. It also has a 470U engine.
Anyway, just wondering. It might be fun to see others (180 or 185) "weigh in". 
 
I will be picking up my new (to me) 1954 180 in a few days and have been going over some of the data. 
It is a very nice yet pretty basic airplane and I was a little surprised to find it had a ZFW of 1699. 1693 actual weight plus 6 lbs. tare. This is 150 lbs. heavier than the published zfw of about 1550 I think. Of course a 62 year old airplane gains weight. I am 1 year older than the airplane and have certainly gained a good bit as well. I do know there was some hail damage as some flight controls show that, so that may have something to do with it. It also has a 470U engine.
Anyway, just wondering. It might be fun to see others (180 or 185) "weigh in". 
 
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