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    Default Which of these planes would perform the best?

    On floats - which of these planes would perform the best?

    PA 12 with a 180
    or a
    PA 18 with a 150

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    Lots of variables.

    VGs,
    Gear type and size
    wing extensions
    prop pitch
    weight
    wing angle of incidence. (yes it can be changed on a PA-12)


    And of course the pilot and his/her skill level.
    Floatplane,Tailwheel and Firearms Instructor- Dragonfly Aero
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