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Ken Scott

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Ken Scott is a longtime employee of Van's Aircraft and also a multi-airframe builder (RV-6, KK-1, RV-12) whose quest for new skills remains unabated. He lives with his wife, Camilla, on a residential airpark near Canby, Oregon.

Building the Bearhawk LSA

It’s finally finished!
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Rion Bourgeois (left) and Philip Groelz test the tank for leaks.

Building the Bearhawk LSA

What could possibly go wrong?

Building the Bearhawk LSA

The noisy end.

Building the Bearhawk LSA

Assembling some assemblies.

Building the Bearhawk LSA

Fleshing out the forward fuselage.

Building the Bearhawk LSA

The landing gear.

Making a Business out of a Metal Rod

Harmon Lange has made more landing gear legs than anybody.

Building the Bearhawk LSA

The endless tail.

Building the Bearhawk LSA

Welding the fuselage.

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