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GAHorn
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Relatively Speaking….

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A 1955 Cessna 170-B cost almost 4.5 times as much…. about the same ratio as today…
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Re: Relatively Speaking….

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…but for a new airplane today the ratio is closer to 10:1…
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Hemmings has a 2-dr Bel Air in restored condition listed for $95,000….multiplied by 4.5 …. is $433,865.

The base price listed for a Cessna 172 is reported to be $359,000.
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https://pilotpassion.com/how-much-does- ... 4424%2C900.
'53 B-model N146YS SN:25713
50th Anniversary of Flight Model. Winner-Best Original 170B, 100th Anniversary of Flight Convention.
An originality nut (mostly) for the right reasons. ;)
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