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#1 Post by Krazer12 » Tue Jun 27, 2017 12:10 pm

Is there a low cost bush plane that is at least 48" wide?
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#2 Post by BeaverDreamer » Tue Jun 27, 2017 7:16 pm

Krazer12 wrote:Is there a low cost plane?
Nope
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#3 Post by Chris M » Wed Jun 28, 2017 3:44 am

Define low cost.
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#4 Post by PilotDAR » Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:43 am

Well Kraser,

No matter how many ways you ask the question, when you come to the point of wanting to haul more than a cubic meter or so, weighing more than a few hundred pounds, to a water destination a few hundred miles away, the cost goes exponential. You can charter that service for multiple thousands per trip, or you can own it for many multiple hundred thousands, and still the thousand for operating cost.

A hundred thousand dollar floatplane may carry three hundred pounds 200 miles, that's about it. Double the cost may double the payload.
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#5 Post by Bede » Sun Jul 02, 2017 6:10 am

Found Expedition I think. It's not inexpensive though.

You could also look at the Sherpa 850 but I'm not sure of it's status.
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#6 Post by Alav » Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:17 am

AN-2

Just gotta go to Russia or china, find one on floats, fly it around the world, import it, register it.

Easy peasy lemon squeezy.
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