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 John
(@john)
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Hello.

I'm John.  I've been flying since 1980. I have been a BA pilot for 32 of those years and a BA captain for 22yrs. As well as various small aircraft I have flown DC9, 737, DC10, 747, A319-A321 & A380.  I am currently flying the 787. 

I will retire, aged 65yrs, in Aug 2024.  In retirement I plan to construct a four seater 'fast single' in South Africa and fly it back to Europe staying everywhere with an 800m gravel strip and serving G & T!!  I was a Raptor customer and had hopes that this would be the plane for me.  However, I am now looking at retrofitting a turbo engine to a suitable fast four seater single.  Help please!

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Topic starter Posted : 10/02/2022 5:40 am
(@billv)
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Hello John! Welcome to the TurbAero Forum.

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Posted : 11/02/2022 10:11 am
(@alecl)
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Welcome to the forum John. Personal suggestion, considering you are interested in the Raptor - maybe take a look at Velocity aircraft, if you haven't done so already. Seems like an aircraft that may fit within your needs, and both the SE and the V-Twin would seemingly match well with a Talon.

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Posted : 14/02/2022 3:42 pm
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