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With Lancair’s factory-authorized builder assistance program, new Evo owners Wendell and Martha Solesbee get a leg up on their project. Custom jigs and extra hands take weeks off the build time and ensure they’re ready for the next steps.
Veteran pilots and kit builders, Wendell and Martha Solesbee make the reasoned decision to embark on a Lancair Evo build—the ultimate upgrade to their already-impressive homebuilt fleet.
A number of kit manufacturers have capitalized on the Cubs enduring appeal with Cub-alike designs, each of which has something unique to offer.
Dave Prizio and his Build-a-Bear crew get the Texas Sport Cub ready for flight testing, and take to the skies.
Much more than Tab A into Slot B: Team Prizio assembles the Texas Sport Cub.
Dave Prizio and team build a paint booth (too small), test drive charcoal masks and bunny suits, and discover the joys of covering your homebuilt plane with $400 per gallon paint.
Dave Prizio evaluates the two major fabric covering systems – PolyFiber and Air-Tech – and sets to work, patiently covering his Texas Sport Cub airframe.
It’s starting to look like a Sport Cub. Dave Prizio gets to work on the systems and finishes the wings.
The big truck bringing Dave Prizio’s Texas Sport Cub arrives, and the inventory and painting processes begin.
Tom Needham, with the help of his son Daniel and numerous friends, completes a Sportsman 2+2 and will use the plane’s big hauling capacity and short-field performance to shuttle people and supplies between remote locations in Africa.