Home Authors Posts by Geoff Jones

Geoff Jones

Avatar
8 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

Spitfire Squadron Scrambles Again

2
At Enstone, U.K., groups of builders are creating Spitfire replicas. By Geoff Jones.

Built in Britain

1
The Light Aircraft Companys Sherwood Ranger. By Geoff Jones.

1909 Blériot XI

5
A near-exact replica of the first airplane to fly across the English Channel.

FRED to Florida

3
After more than 50 years, Eric Cluttons original prototype is still flying. By Geoff Jones.

Alpi Pioneer 400T

1
Pioneering spirit-Italian design. By Geoff Jones.

Meet the Fokker, U.K. Style

0
In 1915, Allied pilots called the Eindecker the Scourge. In 2007, three friends in England bought and built Eindecker replica kits, and improved upon the original design. By Geoff Jones.

When the Rooster Flies

1
Just because real roosters don't fly doesn't mean that a 100%-original aircraft designed and painted to resemble one wont.

Grinvalds Orion

4
Jean Grinvalds’ plansbuilt four-seat pusher design was ahead of its time, predating the Bede BD-5, VariEze, Prescott Pusher and Cirrus VK-30. By Geoff Jones.

In Case You Missed it

Homebuilt O2

1
Do-it-yourself oxygen systems for when the air gets thin.

To Launch a Light Sport

0
This month builder Bob Fritz searches for a better alternative to last-century circuit technology for his panel and finds it in a Polyfuse.

Show Your Sleeves: Silver or Copper?

0
Nearly every aircraft utilizes metal cables to operate control surfaces like elevators, rudders and...

The Independence Project: We Start the Finish Kit

1
The Independence Project presses on, this time tackling the multiple tasks that make up the finish kit on the RV-12. By Dave Martin.