AeroLift

Discussion in 'Flight Following' started by pmanton, Nov 26, 2017.

  1. pmanton

    pmanton Line Up and Wait

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    Anyone here have an AeroLift? Any problems? Would you recommend it?
    A Pal is considering one and is worried about the possibility of failure that would squash an airplane.

    Thanks

    Paul
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  2. Fearless Tower

    Fearless Tower Touchdown! Greaser!

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    I guess if you can afford to buy one, you can afford any damage that results.

    I’ve never heard of any lift failures. They seem to work well, just at a hefty price.

    I briefly considered getting one to increase the available real estate in our 60 x 60, but in the end I opted for a Towbot (cheaper and allows us to maximize hangar loading with the Beech 18.


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  3. Ravioli

    Ravioli En-Route PoA Supporter

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    I know of only one failure. I think I read it on VAF.

    The guy installed it and checked with the manufacturer on everything and they recommended replacing some thingy with the new doohickie for like $500. He chose not to and the lift failed on him about 6 months later.

    If you're buying new you should be okay... but if you're picking up a used one don't make the mistake that guy did.
     
  4. OkieAviator

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    Read the same thing, it was a guys RV-10 project, terrible stuff.
     
  5. tspear

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    A friend has one in a t-hanger. Allows her to keep an Arrow RG and 152 in a single T-Hangar.

    Tim

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