Completions

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Kincaid RV-12

Our Van's RV-12 E-LSA was completed September 2018. I am a first-time builder, and it took three year build working week-ends only. The plane sports...

Meisser Pulsar

Pulsar XP, serial# 404, made it's maiden flight on May 18, 2013 after quite a long period of building. Since then, the log book contains...

Gross RV-9A

My USCG-themed RV-9A was completed this weekend. I built it using a slow build kit, although I did get a jump-start, buying 90% completed wings...

Friesen Glasair Sportsman

Finally, after over 3 years Sportsman kit #7091 left the ground. It flew really well and only needed minor trim adjustment. The airplane is fitted...

Brammer Zenith CH 750

I recently completed my Zenith CH 750 after the original was nearly destroyed due to engine failure and subsequent off airport landing. Performance is pretty...

Santorelly Cubby

N724JV is a Wag-Aero Sport Trainer Acro version with a Continental C85-12F engine. It was a 16 year build and was completed in July,...

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...

Port RV-8

Here is my RV8 that I completed in June 2017. I didn't have enough time to fly off my phase one in time for...

Clarke-Schmitz Searey

This Searey amphibian was built over a three year period by owners Bob Schmitz and Glen Clarke in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada. Initial flights in...

Michel Fithian-Eyb's 1912 Etrich Taube Series F Replica

Sometime after my grandfather passed away I ran across a curious photo of him in an airplane. Turns out he was one of the...

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STOL Brothers

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Aero ‘lectrics

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Holey Cowl

Adventures with fiberglass.

Completions

Builders share their successes.