Fleet Canuck C-FENO

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Fleet Canuck C-FENO

#1 Post by D.grimm » Sun Dec 20, 2015 1:46 pm

Greetings,
New to the forum, I acquired Canuck C-FENO last
year. It now resides in SW Michigan and is
the only Canuck to ever be US Registered.
Love the plane, done a few upgrades, new wiring,
new instrument panel and radio's. Also
Disc brakes, Scott 3200 tail wheel and
some 26in Goodyears.
I'm currently teaching a coworker to fly, what
a fun plane.
Two things,
1. Looking for some Fleet ski's
2. Looking for some floats, preferably Fleet,
But anything with official documentation.
I hold a US A&P IA certificate so repairs or
US Field Approvals aren't a problem.
Dave
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Re: Fleet Canuck C-FENO

#2 Post by fleetcanuck » Sun Dec 20, 2015 11:28 pm

I must say it looks a bit different with the larger gear.

We just put the skis on today. Most people use Federal A1500A skis, though I think others are also approved. Not sure if you know how the Fleet skis and floats work. They are very classic, but at least with the skis, add some weight to the installation as the wheels are left on. Some people are not comfortable with the original float installation (no front spreader bar) but others say it works just fine. I have not flown them on floats, so cannot say first hand.

I hope you have many years of good flying with ENO, they are a great little aeroplane.
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Re: Fleet Canuck C-FENO

#3 Post by Adam Oke » Mon Dec 21, 2015 6:13 am

Did that Canuck come from St. Thomas?
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Re: Fleet Canuck C-FENO

#4 Post by D.grimm » Mon Dec 21, 2015 6:58 am

Yes it did
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Re: Fleet Canuck C-FENO

#5 Post by D.grimm » Mon Dec 21, 2015 7:12 am

My question on the floats comes from some advice that the original
floats are a little "under floated" for a Canuck.
I'm guessing EDO 1400's would be the same and 1650's to heavy.
Bauman 1500's maybe? Anyone willing to share experience and
Specs?
Dave
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Re: Fleet Canuck C-FENO

#6 Post by bagbat » Fri Jan 01, 2016 1:06 pm

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Re: Fleet Canuck C-FENO

#7 Post by fleetcanuck » Sat Jan 02, 2016 11:03 am

Thanks Bagbat. She still looks pretty much the same. The fabric is still good and we are now over 22,400 hours. I really should get her out more often! We were out twice last week on skis in perfect conditions. When the snowmobile trails get established there will be even more places to go. Yesterday the river looked quite tempting. There were trucks out at the fishing shacks but there was a lot of open water upstream. We can wait a bit.

I found the shot of the ENO model Dave. If you want it in higher resolution, let me know.
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