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Old 02-27-2016, 01:27 AM   #251
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They only made 70 units [I think] and they have long sold those. You might try trading sites to see if you can find a used one. Noe and then one will pop-up. They are worth paying extra for as they are unique and well built and I believe will last a long, long time. I'm stilling "learning" my unit and have made a lot of mods including 600 watts of solar power, 5,000/10,000 watt inverter and a huge battery bank.
The fireplace is all you need to heat it even down to freezing temps as the insulation is mostly slab styrofoam and plenty of it.
It tows great even though the tongue weight is heavy. My tow truck is a Silverado 2500HD Duramax/Allison with a 50 gal aux tank/toolbox in the bed. I have no trouble hauling it from one end of the Blue Ridge Parkway to the other.
If you are lucky enough to find one, expect to pay well for it as it will be a classic.
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Old 02-27-2016, 08:27 AM   #252
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That is correct they only made 70 or 71 of these units. the wright flyer is the 34' which includes the the tow bar. the electra is smaller. The Wright Flyer has the dinette in the panoramic glass window area. the Electra has the bedroom in the window area. Beware on the white Aviator. They where made two years ago with fake windows and spare parts. The true aviators have custom paint and truly a beautiful unit. We camped in Yellowstone when it was 20 degrees and had to get up and turn off the fireplace. These aviators are truly a all weather TT! They have had some issues with certain these but if you can weather thru it and do the repairs or have them done it is a fantastic classic TT. They are a jaw stopper unit.
We pull ours with a F250. No problems towing. NO REGRETS!

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Old 02-27-2016, 09:08 AM   #253
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Well said Eddie and Carol! Last I saw there was a WF for sale in Oregon. Looking forward to seeing pictures of your new paint job Carol. There was another unit repainted and it looks awesome. I found a picture of it. It looks little different than the original colors. I also posted some more pictures of my underbelly project. I added R16 insulation to the entire the frame parameter which was just empty space. I also installed an underbelly heating system by mounting a 4" exhaust fan through the utility closet floor. I then wired in a thermostat that turns on the fan when the basement reaches 35*. It blows warm air from the coach until the basement reaches 40.
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Old 02-27-2016, 09:17 AM   #254
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Well said Eddie and Carol! Last I saw there was a WF for sale in Oregon. Looking forward to seeing pictures of your new paint job Carol. There was another unit repainted and it looks awesome. I found a picture of it. It looks little different than the original colors. I also posted some more pictures of my underbelly project. I added R16 insulation to the entire the frame parameter which was just empty space. I also installed an underbelly heating system by mounting a 4" exhaust fan through the utility closet floor. I then wired in a thermostat that turns on the fan when the basement reaches 35*. It blows warm air from the coach until the basement reaches 40.
Yes I saw that one that was repainted differently! He had the same issues I had with the Paint chipping. The Painter that painted his is repainting mine. I believe He paid a little extra for his because with changing paint was a little more involved. We left ours original! Plus it did not cost any extra $$$$! These babies will be a classic one day! You and BlackHat have really done some nest upgrades on your units! Hopefully one day we can all get a Aviator Rally going! Even if it is a small Camp out! Our units are truly unique!
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Old 02-27-2016, 09:31 AM   #255
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I wonder why they only made so few of them, they really look cool and I would love to get one but need to find a floor plan that works, looking to go from my Roo hybrid to a 25-31' travel trailer with the right layout for GF soon to be DW and I and out dog


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Old 02-27-2016, 09:45 AM   #256
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They made so few because they didn't sell well. Listing at 90k during a recession wasn't a recipe for success. There were only two floor plans made. The 29ft front bedroom Electra and the 34ft rear bedroom Wright-Flyer
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Old 02-27-2016, 01:07 PM   #257
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Ah yeah 90K is a bit rough for a TT, but have to see one up close so far in 3 years of Glamping I have not, with nearly 20 yrs of tent camping never even noticed them


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Old 02-27-2016, 01:52 PM   #258
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They only made them for the 2013 model year so that's why you haven't seen one. Like all rvs, the list price was grossly inflated with most selling between 45-65K and the few used selling around 40K. Still expensive but they are a very solid trailer and really are built to last a lifetime. The roof is one piece solid fiberglass, the framing aluminum, and the floor is 2" thick composite. The structure is basically rot-proof. Not an overly large trailer for the price as most similarly priced luxury 5er's are much bigger so it failed to catch on with the full-timer market. What it was really made for was to compete with Airstream. Been very happy with mine.
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Old 02-28-2016, 09:43 AM   #259
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Ah yeah 90K is a bit rough for a TT, but have to see one up close so far in 3 years of Glamping I have not, with nearly 20 yrs of tent camping never even noticed them


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There are two in the RV trader Wright flyer listed around 34,000.
The electra a little more. We love our wright flyer. We believe the price line will go up because they are a limited type of camper and only made one year. It is the best all weather camper. Just bad timing on the economy. Like I said beware of the white Aviator that the camping community calls the Mutt. Because it has a faux front window and made of spare parts. That one its about 22,000. Also one in the Rv Trader. My personal opinion. We went from a tent to pop-up to hybrid to the Aviator. Love the Aviator. You can also go to some Rv's shows and check them out. Where do you live? Maybe you can find someone that owns one and you can go check theirs out in personal jut see if it is worth driving out to purchase one. That is what we did.We flew out to Oregan to check it out, then we drove to Oregon to pick ours up from Alabama. And OH! You will need a new truck. The wright Flyer should not be pulled by anything less than a 2500 series truck. Really needs a heavy duty truck. The Electra you can get by with a 1500 series
truck. We have a friend that has a Electra that he pulls with his 1500 series truck but he wishes his truck was bigger. These campers are tongue heavy. But pull like a dream.
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In NJ but what are they listed under in RVTrader? I looked under FR and did see any?


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