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Check out www.thorpcentral.com for all you need to know about these very popular performance aircraft.

Designed by John Thorp, the Thorp T-18 was the most popular home built 2 seater until the RV came along.

The Thorp gives RV performance at a fraction of the price making them outstanding value.

The syndicate for MBY was formed in mid 2017.

MBY is one of the few S-18T models around ("T" signifying tricycle gear).

Founding members purchased this low hours beautiful aircraft and spent in the vicinity of $15000 to bring right up to spec, including full annual/100 hour service, new exhaust, new GPS, new VHF, new upholstery, cosmetic trim and more.

AeroTech went though MBY with a fine tooth comb so you can become a co-owner of MBY with confidence!

Here is a brief overview:
- Airframe total time 290 hours
- Prop time about 280 hours
- Engine time since last overhaul 290 hours
- Lycoming O-360 180hp. 10 yrs from since overhaul
- New MGL Avionics V6 Com Radio
- Grand Rapids EIS Model 2000 engine monitor (monitors and displays Prop RPM, all 4 x CHTs, EGT, Amps, Fuel Flow, Flight Time, Oil Temp, Oil Pressure etc.) and displays Caution & Warning light if any of those items fall outside the ‘green’ range)
- NavAid Devises AP1 Auto Pilot – Wings levelling and heading mode, also Nav Mode (follows GPS track)
- New Garmin Aera 660 Touch Screen GPS
- 3 Blades Composite Prop (less than 290 hours total time)
- Main centre fuel tank holds 100 litres. Each wing can hold another 54 Litres each (great for that dash over to Norfolk Island with a total of 208 litres on-board.
- Airframe rated to +9G
- Genuine 150-160 kt plus cruise (TAS)
- 1500 fpm climb

Join syndicate with 2 others (1/3 shares), one of whom holds a C & D Cat Instructor Rating (so sorting S-18 Type Rating is easy!)

Intention to add nav, strobe and instrument lighting for night VFR operation, and fit wheel spats (already owned by the syndicate).

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