PA-17 Vagabond Trainer


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2 seat side-by-side high wing aircraft with fabric covered wings and fuselage.

The PA17 Vagabond, also known as the Vagabond Trainer, is almost identical to the PA15. It differs mainly in having bungee cord shock-absorbed landing gear, dual controls for pilot training plus other refinements including carpet on the floor.

Continental 65 hp A-65-8 engine. Many of the PA17s in the UK today have been fitted with the C90 engine.

214 built at Lock Haven between 1948 and 1950.

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