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Each of its unusual features serves a purpose.
Wicks Aircraft Supply & Motorsports
For over 100 years, this family-owned business has sold everything from pipe organs and PT-19 wings to high-performance parts for homebuilts.
Building on the Past
Wag-Aero Group sustains an aviation era.
Building Before Buying
Potential Sonex builders learn basic skills before writing a big check for a kit.
Flying Both Sides
When it comes to WW-I aircraft, Airdrome Aeroplanes shows no favorites.
David Shirey’s Rotec-powered Celebrity is an affordable barnstormer.
The Airfoil Adventures of Harry Riblett
Finishing the work NACA started.
A biplane designed in the 1920s inspires thoughts of aviations Golden Age, and for one pilot, its a perfect complement to his Aeronca Champ.
Easy to build, easy to fly...and affordable too. No wonder the Fly Baby remains popular decades after the prototype debuted.
Something to Do
Upon his retirement, Jim Shy embarked on a lifelong dream of building his own airplane. But before he even decided on a design, he bought a place to keep it: his own airport.