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WIlliam Prokes’ Kitfox Model 4

N419BM is a Model 4 Kitfox with a ROTAC Radial engine(2800)was completed almost 3 years ago. 150 hours now and is a great airplane....

Lapo A. Busi TEAM Minimax

I bought this plane at 50% of building stage. In Italy a lot of Minimax were flying since the 90s. I modified a lot...

Phillabaum Helicycle

First flight of my Helicycle helicopter was on January 31, 2019 after two years of part-time building. Previously, before I retired, I built an...

Sparrow Fokker D VII

Dear Kitplanes, here’s a great sunset to complement my Aerodrome Airplanes 80% scale Fokker D VII. It was completed in January 2016, and inspected...

Booker Zenith Cruzer

After 3 years and 800 hours, N553BD made its inaugural flight. The Lycoming O-235-powered aircraft flew hands-off and climbs like a homesick angel. This...

Two Bearhawk Patrols Take to the Air

Scott French of Iowa and an Australian threesome comprising Alan Arthur, Doug Harrington and Avon Furphy have completed, certified and flown their Bearhawk Patrols...

Ed and Kaye Pierson’s Lockwood AirCam

My wife and I finally completed our Lockwood AirCam after nearly 10 years of work. It’s equipped with Rotax 912S engines, MGL EFIS and...
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Dave Armando’s Kitfox Speedster Model V

After 6 years of building my 2001 Kitfox Speedster Model V was flown.

John Albritton's Jet Eze

This day was a long time coming for me. Flying my own jet! This couldn't have been possible without the help and expertise of the...

Michael Gallagher's Rans S7S

Our Rans S7S was completed in August 2011 after a January 2011 start. Nearly a year of research went into our choice for a...

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