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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.
Repeat offender Dave Prizio goes for his third strike, ultimately deciding to build an Texas Sport Cub.
If you're considering or have already made the decision to use a Jabiru engine on your kit aircraft, Texas Sport Cub builder Dave Prizio says this three-day course will add to your confidence when installing and maintaining it.