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    Edward Svitil:
    Does it have to be just those 2 options?

    A Vans RV10 has 1100-1200 lb payload (less 360 lbs max fuel).

    https://www.vansaircraft.com/public/rv10specs.htm
    I've flown RV-10's, and they're really nice airplanes, but they don't have near the cabin/baggage volume of the types under discussion, and aren't going to provide near the necessar...
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    Pretty much any airplane appropriate for the mission with one of these:

    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/pages/ps/cockpitaccessories_seat/booster.php
    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/pages/ps/cockpitaccessories_seat/noral_seats1.php
    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/pages/ps/cockpitaccessories_seat/noral_seats.php
     
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    Hello All,

    I would be grateful for recommendations from pilots 5'4" and under: what airplane(s) do you feel most comfortable flying (excluding 150/152)?

    Back story:

    A good friend has enlisted my help in locating an airplane that is 1). Comfortable for a pilot 5'2" tall; 2). Suitable for PPL training; 3). Tricycle gear; and 4). Isn't a worn-out piece of ju...
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    Ron and Brennan:
    I thank both of you and have visited the sites you mentioned as well as looked into the schools in the Northeast (Ct.) I am presently not interested in becoming an airplane mechanic/powerplant specialist, but appreciate your finding the time to help with my inquiry.
    Also, I was able to find extensive manuals pertains to the above on the faa...
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    Does it have to be just those 2 options?

    A Vans RV10 has 1100-1200 lb payload (less 360 lbs max fuel).

    https://www.vansaircraft.com/public/rv10specs.htm
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    What sort of budget do you have?  What capabilities do you need?