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Gervae Cub Special

After 5 years and 2000+ hrs, I completed my plans built Cub Special. It has a Continental O-200A with Catto Prop, TK1 Shock Monster...

Todd Sonex Onex

My Onex finally flew on 9/21/21. Special thanks to Chuck B. for the help with ALL those rivets and Jim D. for help down...

Wood Legal Eagle XL

I completed my Legal Eagle XL at home and covered the wings in my living room and dining room over the winter. Great Wife!!...

Huttinger Zenith CH 750 STOL

When I made the decision to purchase the kit after attending a rudder workshop in November of 2015, I envisioned a three-year process at...
Bearhawk Companion

First Customer-Built Bearhawk Companion Completed

Bearhawk Aircraft announced today the first flight of a Bearhawk Companion, side-by-side two-place aircraft. The Companion is a utility aircraft with backcountry flying characteristics....

Gray Kitfox S7 STi

I started my Kitfox S7 STi build November 2018 and flew it November 2020. The guys at Kitfox have been extremely helpful along the...
Johnson RV-7 N9974P

Johnson RV-7

This is my RV-7 (N9974P) that was completed in August 2020 and given its airworthiness inspection by Vic Syracuse. I performed the first flight...

Wilkes Subsonex JSX-2

Almost two years to the day from ordering the kit, the first flight was May 22, 2020 and lasted about 20 minutes. Everything was...

Homan Legal Eagle XL

I completed Legal Eagle XL SR 7-1/2, Snoopy's Revenge 7-1/2 in July of 2020. It is powered by a Verner 3V engine, with 42...

Viljoen SubSonex

Andre Viljoen of Broulee, New South Wales, Australia took his SubSonex skyward on November 9 becoming the first SubSonex based outside of the United...

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