First Name Last Name Address City
5 Glenn Thomas 49 Lynwood Road Storrs
8 John Franklin 3330 Clayhead Rd Richmond
9 John Recine 635 South Broad Street Lititz
11 Roman Bukolt 6505 Urich Terrace Madison
13 Dan Loegering 117 19th Ave N Fargo
14 Jack Textor 29 SW 58th Drive Des Moines
15 Jim Boyer 3504 Banyan Street Santa Rosa
16 Walt Evans 3 WoTaGa Pass Andover
17 Javier Cruz Valle de Casas 202 Valle de Aragon
18 Dale / Greg Johnson / Cardinal Minneapolis
19 Hans van der Voort 32226 Windrose lane Waller
20 Graham Hewitt 1 Meloway Drive Maida Vale WA Perth Australia
21 Claude (Corky) Corbett 625 Pierremont Rd Shreveport,
22 Colin Koebel 256 Middaugh Rd. Clarendon Hills
23 Steve Ruse 2931 City View Court Norman
24 Jack Phillips 9916 Bonsal Crossing New Hill
25 Ted Stone Pilots Ridge Rd Wilmington
26 Bill Princell 7875 Clearwater Cove Drive Indianapolis
28 Martin Vandenbroek 223 South H Street Lompoc
29 Bill Church Richmond Hill
30 Tom Stinemetze 601 West Oxford Drive McPherson
31 Wayne Poole 8465 Harold Drive Denham Springs
34 Oscar Zuniga 8614 Waldon Heights San Antonio
35 Jeff Hill 4 Avenue Twenty Trophy Club
36 Max Hegler Williamsport
37 Ben Williams 24 Pinehaven Dr. Daly City
39 Michael Groah Tulare
40 Malcolm (Mac) Zirges P.O. Box 938 Newport
41 Arden Adamson N1450 Spencer Lake Ct Waupaca
45 John Egan Greenville
46 Ben Charvet 3384 Lionel Rd Mims
47 Jim Ballew 14405 E 126 St N Collinsville
48 Kenneh M. Heide PO Box 1026 Hawley
49 David Case 5524 SW Cameron Rd. Portland
50 Scott Knowlton 647 Waterloo Street Burlington
51 Fred Beseler La Crosse
52 Douwe Blumberg 3175 hwy 467 DeMossville
53 Bob Chattin 309 West 23rd Street Vancouver
54 Don Lane Arapahoe
86 Gordon Bowen P.O. Box 2201 Homer
56 Dan Helsper 3043 Fairchild St. Poplar Grove
57 Dave Mordecai Panacea
58 Dick Navratil 1415 Skiles Ln. Arden Hills
59 Gene Pennington 2710 Old Hwy 69 Camden
60 Graham J. Hansen Camrose
61 Ed Grentzer 3714 Desoto Blvd. Palm Harbor
62 Mike King P.O. Box 598 Ponder
63 Michael Cuy 298 Runn Street Berea
64 Raymond Hanover Skellytown
65 Chuck Gantzer 626 Pattie Wichita
66 Rick Holland 3732 Castle Butte Dr Castle Rock
67 Gordon Bowen P.O. Box 2201 Homer
68 Al Lyscars Portland
69 Robert (Randy) Bush 2945 Law RD Lexington
70 Gene, Karen & Will Rambo 305 Riley Street Falls Church
71 Chester Hartley 200 Franklin St. Holts Summit
72 Tom Bernie 4 Gerring Rd Gloucester
73 Chris Tracy Sacramento
74 Steve Eldredge Spanish Fork
75 Clif Dawson Vancouver
76 Skip Gadd skipgadd(at)earthlink.net Hales Landing
77 David Abramson Santa Maria public airport
78 Lynn & Kevin Knoll 8025 E. Morris Wichita
79 Steve Singleton Hale
80 Santiago & Sebastian Morete Santa Rosa
81 Derek Doyle Rathmuck Lane Kildare
82 Terry Hall Ada
83 Robert Gow 1026 Victoria Street Midland
84 Steve Glass Jonesport
85 Ken Conrad Long Grove
87 Jim Cooper 8040 LA Hwy 82 Youngsville
88 P. F. Beck 120 Hagood Ave. Barnwell
89 Malcolm Morrison 405 Lutz Ln Port Matilda
90 Mike Conkling Pretty Prairie
91 Greg Menoche 25732 Timmons Ln Dagsboro
92 Don Emch 46270 Kayann Lane New Waterford
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Website Start Date End Date Finished Weight
http://www.flyingwood.com 2006-11-03 about 5 years from start
Sept. 05 ??
January 2007 rolling 2 year compl
http://www.mailbag.com/users/conceptmodelsJan.2004 some day
May 2005 2009?
spring 1998 Nov 2002 595 lbs
2003 i hope this year
January, 1997 May, 2005
http://hometown.aol.com/hvandervoo/indexfront.html 2004 August 2005
http://www4.ncsu.edu/~kdebord/ Feb 1996 Oct 2004
June 15, 2006 2009
Jan 2006 some day...
http://www.eaa1344.com/Projects/Stinemetze/stinemetze.htm two more years?
Bought plans in 1992 Plane is in progress
September 1995 625
http://www.builddiary.net September 2005 Haha
Dec 2004 ??
1984 2003 685
1994 2005 745 Lbs
Oct. 2001 March 2004 737 lbs
http://users.adelphia.net/~morrisons5 2002 2009? ?
March, 1993 March, 2004 626 lbs.
Done with ribs as of 6/13/07. Will be long fuselage with Corvair. Have 2 RH block engines. Learning how to weld and then plan
GN-1 Aircamper, 3 pc. wing. 164cid Corvair. Both projects at about 25%.
I am building the long fuse Air camper, 3 piece wing design and width to 29",wide glide version. Reserved Tail number as: NX 8
Fuselage 80% Landing Gear ready for paint Ribs finished but for sale. I'mv planning to build Riblett 612 ribs. Corvair engine rea
Long fuse wood work 90% complete. Ribs done, tail surfaces done, metal for fittings purchased, Jenny style gear. Waiting for w
Long fuselage. As od 6-07, ribs, spars, tail complete. Working on fuselage. Planning on 0200 power
Wing ribs done, tail surfaces done, fuselage puttin second side sheeting and fairing strip on now. Control stick assembly done.
Long Fuselage, A-65 Poly Fiber, 3 piece wing original center tank 10 gal nose tank 14 gal 1 1/2 deg dihedral added 2006 only c
needs some epoxic varnish on preparation for cover, flying and jury struts and electrical wiring for the Corvair engine.
Long fuselage, A-65, Jenny style gear. 616# empty weight. No brakes. Hand carved prop copied from a 72 X 42 Sensenich. Cr
Long fuse, three piece wing, split landing gear, Corvair powered. Empty weight 680 Lbs Test phase 1 finished Test phase 2 ong
Am 79 yrs so slow. Building Long fuse Aircamper for Corvair. All spruce Fuse is 75% all tail feathers complete, tail bracing finis
Started 41CC from half completed project by Joe Czaplicka completed and test flown by Edwin Johnson. Sold to Oscar Zuniga
Working on it in the basement during the winter when the hanger's too cold. Making ribs and getting the spruce for the spars an
I bought it, didn't build it unfortunately. Maybe one day though. I have put near 300 hours on the plane though, bringing the tota
Long Fuselage Continental A-65 Wire Wheels, Straight Axle
short fuselage that started as ford A and switched to corvair on woodgear,tailwheel,tail feathers covered,ribs on one wing,ribs ju
Rebuilding (N10837) a modified GN-1 project originally built in 1983 by Merle Neyman of Dayton, OH. Updating with Corvair po
N762S built by Robert M Spink in Florida, I bought it in 2000. Long metal fuselage, Cub gear, V struts. 3 piece wing, cutout-no f
Building long fuse, 3-piece wing Air Camper from plans purchased from Don Pietenpol. As of June 2007 - ribs built.
Long fuselage (wood), corvair powered, three years into a (hopefully) 5-year project. Motorcycle wheels with split-axle gear. Jo
Wood fuselage GN-1 w/3 piece wing, O-200 powered, 72x44 Sensenich prop. Ready to cover, need to fabricate cowling.
Purchased NX41CC complete and flying from Corky Corbett. A-65-8 power, long fuselage, split Cub-style gear, Hegy prop. Mo
Building slowly two long fuse piets; woodwork done.
Fuselage, wings, control surfaces complete and covered. Gear welded and now working on attachment fittings. Also surchasing
Half the ribs built, center section of three piece wing nearly complete. Some fittings and brackets done. Rudder bar, post and pe
Piet all framed up but I need a place to assemble and rig. Have A engines but not yet modified.
as of June 15, 2007--long fuselage 70%, tail frames done, 11 ribs built, will use Corvair and Jenny style landing gear
As of summer 2007: Long fuselage, tail feathers on and rigged, straight axle gear with spoked wheels on, elevators and rudder
Fuselage nearly finished, sitting on split cub-style gear. Tailfeathers complete and mounted with all control cables hooked up. P
Corvair power. 69" warp drive prop
Long Fuse with A-65. Tail complete, fuse 90%, Jenny style gear, awaiting rims, wheels, and controls; wide fuse (29" for a wide
About 1/2 done with ribs, making a new one every few days. Will buy wood for the fuselage soon. Long fuse, have a Corvair in
Plans purchased from D. Pietenpol. Half of ribs built, lots of hardware and 090 4130 plate, Corvair case. Plugging away at more
Fuselage basically complete with seats, Ken Perkins sticks, bellcrank and other fittings installed. About to finally get the fuselag
Model A, Jenny gear. Engine running on stand, plane covered, ready for paint 90% done, 90% left to go.
Building ribs for GA-612 airfoil. Pietenpol plans, long fuse. Having fun!
A-powered aircamper engine installed except for radiator and controls and gauges on the spreader type gear with fuselage, tail
Started and flown by Dick Greide in 80's. Had C-65 engine. Second owner blew a jug on way back from Oskosh in 95. Rebuild
BHP Aircamper 1933 Hoopman drawings. One-piece wing ready for cover. Fuselage 70 % complete. Jenny gear. Model A Ford
NX520SF - 2004 long fuse crafted by John Ficklen, Cub-style gear w/ 8.00 x 6 tires & coil springs, 3 piece wing w/cutout for rea
NX2RN short fuse / A-65 / flying NX25RN long fuse / Rotec R-2800 / painted N# on wings today -99% done, will be taxi testing
Pietenpol Air Camper with a completely rebuilt yellow taged A 65 that will soon be sporting new eyebrows made by no other tha
Pietenpol CF-AUN, flying since 1970. About 767 hrs. total time. Continental C85 engine with Colin Walker 72 x 43 wooden prop
Pietenpol A/C, complete except for right wing, struts, covering and paint. 80 hp Franklin 4AC176FE with 72x42 Tennessee prop
GN-1 77MK Continental A-80 McCauley metal 69x39 prop Flying since built in 1985 Dual controls and instruments ELT, radio a
Short Fuselage (1933) A-65 Pietenpol Air Camper 3 piece wing Nose fuel tank, 17 gallons Center section wing baggage area E
GN-1 with Corvair power. ( D.J. Vegh's project) wings almost ready for fabric-just finished installing aluminum leadng edge.
Pietenpol AirCamper NX770CG Just over 300 hrs TT Short Fuselage, Split Axle Gear, Turf Tires Continental A65, Homebuilt 7
Long fuselage Piet Cub (GN1) style gear Corvair engine half built Wings and tail ready for cover Fuse 90%
N-1033B is in A-1 flying condition in hanger Palatka FL, guarding FL's sunny St. Augustine area. The good ship has a steel fuse
Just started GN-1 from scratch. 12 fittings and three ribs completed. Corvair core aquired.
Corvair powered pietenpol ready for paint
Pietenpol Air Camper, fuselage nearly finished, model A Ford, waiting on radiator (hint, hint) straight axle landing gear giving fit
N920Y was purchased from the widow of Don Hicks in Aug 2006. Should be flying in the month of July 2007.
GN-1 #3616AC (CAD plans - unsupported) Started 2/06 Local Doug Fir Wings and tail feathers covered (Stewart Systems) Cov
A-65 powered three piece wing with 4’ center section. Fuse is stretched 7 inches, didn’t know about the long fuse at the time. B
Fuselage almost complete. 36" centersection in progress. Tail complete, on plane with controls and cables working. Landing ge
Short/short fuse, started Aug 1991. Ribs, spars, tail feathers, wheels and l/g complete. Fuselage needs sides and turtle deck, c
Building 19 months short fuse, tail feathers done, ribs done, fuse pretty much done. Working on the %(at)#&*#(at) land gear (je
On the gear, control sticks, peddles,cables installed Tail feathers built & control horns installed No rags installed on anything ye
Ribs built. Tail feathers almost.
Long fuselage, working on tail and main wheels (Jenny gear). One piece wing and tail feathers completed but not covered. Ford
Building from BHP plans, long fuse, three piece wing. Started July last year. Tail feathers ready for covering. Wing ribs finished
Sky Scout project: Building fuselage, horizontal and vertical stabilizer, rudder and elevator. Most fuselage fittings built. Mounting
Ribs only so far, purchased from David Stephens. Want to build Ford powered (with modifications)
Probably eastern most piet builder in US.
I am building a modified GN-l. Have it about done after 6 years. Have motorcycle wheels, Centrifugal starter on a Cont 75-9, be
Purchased GN-1 steel tubing fuselage, uncovered wings & tail feathers from Jay Kurtz, Lakelands, FL and 85 HP Continental fr
Mine is Corvair powered with electric start.Have 150 flying hours so far [ 6-07 ] and have carried 85 different people for their firs
Fuselage and tail done. One wing done, working on other. Corvair engine done, mounted, and test run. We moved in 2005 and
Actually making progress! Ribs & tail feathers about done -- fuselage will be started when the barn loft gets cleared -- Model A
Working on ribs, plan long fuse, 0-200, 3 pc wing, split gear, flop.
Long fuselage, 3-piece wing, split axle gear, homemade hub wire spoked wheels (covered), A-65, Sterba 76 X 38 prop, A-fram
Learning how to weld and then plan to knock out some of the metal work.
sion. Reserved Tail number as: NX 895 BP my plan set number 895 from Don and BP=Bernard Pietenpol I thought it would be a fitting tribut
d Riblett 612 ribs. Corvair engine ready for final assembly. I purchased Pietenpol NX20795 to fly while building mine.
ased, Jenny style gear. Waiting for wood for gear and wire wheels to arrive. Continental A-65-8 purchased but needing overhaul (good winte
n now. Control stick assembly done. Miscellaneous steel parts in progress (don't like working with steel, it cuts you too easily).
1 1/2 deg dihedral added 2006 only changes; 1.Piano Hinges on Alerons 2.How axle attaches to V tubes. Empty Wt. 595#
ring for the Corvair engine.
copied from a 72 X 42 Sensenich. Cruises at 75 - 80.
est phase 1 finished Test phase 2 ongoing
l feathers complete, tail bracing finished. Control system in fuse 90% Will use the Riblett 612 wing section
dwin Johnson. Sold to Oscar Zuniga. 311CC started in 2003 project sold to Tim Willis in 2006. Purchased Aeronca N47309, an L-3 Defende
nd getting the spruce for the spars and fuse. I have a Corvair engine apart and a Ford Model B engine. Flying a LongEZ that I built, building a
n the plane though, bringing the total time to near 600 hours. It is a great plane.
thers covered,ribs on one wing,ribs just slid on other wing not attached,64 corvair engine with prop hub,have to open up engine to see what w
Dayton, OH. Updating with Corvair power and Riblett 612 airfoil design. Fuselage repairs 80% completed, new 612 rib jig built and now rebuil
ar, V struts. 3 piece wing, cutout-no flop,6 gal in wing,12 gal in fuse. 789# empty. O-200 Cont with metal 69x48 prop. Will remove wheelpant
of June 2007 - ribs built.
rcycle wheels with split-axle gear. Joysticks installed along with elevator bellcrank. Now installing metal fittings in empennage and gear attac
ver, need to fabricate cowling.
split Cub-style gear, Hegy prop. More fun than you can imagine.
n attachment fittings. Also surchasing for an affordable powerplant.
ackets done. Rudder bar, post and pedals done.Will be a long fuse corvair powered.
d Jenny style landing gear
ked wheels on, elevators and rudder operational with torque tube and sticks, 36" center section on alum cabanes, and wings made. Next ste
d with all control cables hooked up. Pictures on Mykitplane.com
d controls; wide fuse (29" for a wide man). Working with Dan Loegering the Fargo, ND connection. Many enjoyable hours of work. Have stoc
e soon. Long fuse, have a Corvair in pieces.
Corvair case. Plugging away at more ribs and starting empennage.
talled. About to finally get the fuselage up on the Jenny-style landing gear (Harley Davidson aluminum disk wheels, Matco tailwheel) as soon
90% left to go.
spreader type gear with fuselage, tail complete 3 piece wings partly through covering process.
ay back from Oskosh in 95. Rebuild project sat around in garage of 8 years, until offered on E-Bay. I bought N-1033B and rebuilt from groun
complete. Jenny gear. Model A Ford engine mounted, and I am currently building-up. Using Ken Perkins dual mag drive and two Slick mags
springs, 3 piece wing w/cutout for rear cockpit access & storage in center section. Yellow tagged Cont. A-75 w/Hegy 72 x 42 Located (at) 2J0
today -99% done, will be taxi testing next month.
new eyebrows made by no other than Claude M Corbett (aka Corky) and a new 74 X 38 Struba prop. Will be flying again as soon as the W
th Colin Walker 72 x 43 wooden propeller. Cruises at 80 mph (at) 2300 RPM. A real fun machine that has provided much enjoyment for near
AC176FE with 72x42 Tennessee prop mounted and almost ready to run. 1933 version, short fuse with split gear.
controls and instruments ELT, radio antenna, hydraulic brakes (rear only) Three section wing with rear cutout
Center section wing baggage area Empty Weight: 632 lbs. Flying since June, 1998 400 TT give or take Last flight: yesterday.
nstalling aluminum leadng edge.
f Tires Continental A65, Homebuilt 72 X 42 Prop I love flying this plane !!
cover Fuse 90%
area. The good ship has a steel fuse, aeronca wings, cessna wheels and brakes, 0-235 engine (Sir, can I still call it a Piete?, think Bernard
t) straight axle landing gear giving fits
month of July 2007.
hers covered (Stewart Systems) Covering fuselage Looking for C-90 Using a junk O-200 and J-3 mount to determine weight and balance th
ow about the long fuse at the time. Bungee gear, Aluminum struts from a chair factory. Latex paint. Flying since November 1997. M. Cuy Sm
trols and cables working. Landing gear and tailwheel on plane. All local Hemlock and birch ply materials. Corvair engine in pieces. New, 40 o
elage needs sides and turtle deck, control system half complete. Corvair power, "closed case" bought from WW. Hope to start working on th
ng on the %(at)#&*#(at) land gear (jenny style) and building controls. Just ordered a set on hinges from Vitalis Kapler (great Name!) Just bou
alled No rags installed on anything yet Ribs completed William Wynne Corvair 75% completed
hers completed but not covered. Ford A engine being rebuilt.
eady for covering. Wing ribs finished. All woodwork on fuselage finished. Building wing centre section at the moment. The first and so far onl
Most fuselage fittings built. Mounting tail skid, torque tube, and rudder bar.
Centrifugal starter on a Cont 75-9, beech roby variable mechanical pitch prop, four solar panels from Harbor freight to power my smoke moto
kelands, FL and 85 HP Continental from Howard Dellar in Michigan. Work in progress with Tom Schildt as faithful partner.
arried 85 different people for their first ride in a Piet. Absolutely no problems with plane or engine.Staight axle, motorcycle wheels, latex hous
and test run. We moved in 2005 and that has really slowed me down. Plan to start back on it soon.
he barn loft gets cleared -- Model A power
), A-65, Sterba 76 X 38 prop, A-frame/coil spring tailwheel. I tried to be as faithful to the plans as possible with the exception of the A-65. Cru
ol I thought it would be a fitting tribute to the designer. I travel quite frequently and love making contact with builders and owners to view thei
ed but needing overhaul (good winter project). One of three projects being actively built in this area (Ken Heide and Doug Isaacson are the o
it cuts you too easily).
s. Empty Wt. 595#
ed Aeronca N47309, an L-3 Defender from Ken Heide presently preparing for test flight. 6/14/07
Flying a LongEZ that I built, building a Wagabond and rebuilding a Cessna170. And NO I don't have enough projects!
have to open up engine to see what work as been done as I bought a project that has gone thru a couple of builders.
, new 612 rib jig built and now rebuilding and converting the Corvair engine to WW specs. A projected 2009 completion date.
69x48 prop. Will remove wheelpants, radio, tranx, encoder when I move to Oklahoma where the skies are open.
ittings in empennage and gear attachments. 3-piece wing with 12-gallon tank in center section.
cabanes, and wings made. Next steps: Wing struts and instruments, followed by Corvair rebuild and fuel tank in nose. Very fun.
y enjoyable hours of work. Have stock in T-88 glue!
isk wheels, Matco tailwheel) as soon as the steel tube axle material and tailwheel spring arrive from AS&S this week. I have a Model A Ford
ught N-1033B and rebuilt from ground up. Re-welded fuselage and wings rebuilt. Had to rebuild lift struts. Most damage was due to landing i
ns dual mag drive and two Slick mags. Aluminum head. Looking into alternative carburetors.
A-75 w/Hegy 72 x 42 Located (at) 2J0 in Panacea, FL. Stop by & visit if you're in the area & want to talk/fly Piets, old motorcycles, or old dies
Will be flying again as soon as the W & B is completed. Due to lack of time will probably "fly" my Gold Wing to BroadHead next month.
s provided much enjoyment for nearly 37 years.
Last flight: yesterday.
n I still call it a Piete?, think Bernard would be proud?), no smoke, but can install beer can holder on gunnel to hold water ballons if so ordere
t to determine weight and balance then jig and build a real mount (CAD plans have unusable weight and balance info) Planned on 1 1/2 year
ng since November 1997. M. Cuy Smoke system. Need to get it smokin again! (it has been a while) 350 hours. Sold piet caps to pay for my fi
. Corvair engine in pieces. New, 40 over TRW pistons and cylinders presently in Brooks Alberta.
om WW. Hope to start working on the project again this winter. Flying Felix the GN-1 about 17 hours, A65, reconditioned metal prop 74 43. C
Vitalis Kapler (great Name!) Just bought a c140 for flight training!
the moment. The first and so far only Piet to be started in Ireland.
rbor freight to power my smoke motor, tip lights and GPS outlet. It might be a single place but with all that weight up front my CG is pretty go
as faithful partner.
t axle, motorcycle wheels, latex house paint
e with the exception of the A-65. Cruise is 77-80 mph. Stall about 32 mph. Coolest thing about a Pietenpol; When you get lost you can thrott
with builders and owners to view their projects and compare builders notes. I typically make a posting of intended travel hoping to get a builde
n Heide and Doug Isaacson are the other local builders) Lots of fun for the last two years - with other local projects going on, we have been s
e of builders.
009 completion date.
el tank in nose. Very fun.
&S this week. I have a Model A Ford engine and an Ed Sterba prop. Tail pieces are complete, wing ribs are from the late, great Charlie Rube
s. Most damage was due to landing in corn field with non-aircraft bungees. Put on Piper Cub bungees and rebuilt with beefed up gear. Install
fly Piets, old motorcycles, or old diesel Benz. Plenty of fresh local seafood nearby & a BBQ joint at the north end of runway 36.
ng to BroadHead next month.
nnel to hold water ballons if so ordered.
balance info) Planned on 1 1/2 year project -- looks like over 2 years. Loved every minute!
hours. Sold piet caps to pay for my first trip to Brodhead. Big E on the rudder cause I think it looks distinctive. Last flight –yesterday TP bomb
65, reconditioned metal prop 74 43. Cruz almost 70 mph at 2150 rpm
at weight up front my CG is pretty good with 240 in the back seat.
pol; When you get lost you can throttle back and yell down for directions!
intended travel hoping to get a builder to volunteer to show off thier handwork. Seeing other projects in all phases of build has been a great e
al projects going on, we have been sharing jigs and ideas, and maybe a root-beer on those late nights in the shop.
are from the late, great Charlie Rubeck. Already budget overruns -- i.e. I can build faster than the budget allows! Could be at least a couple y
nd rebuilt with beefed up gear. Installed rebuilt Lyco 235 and pushed it forward 4" due to desire to have w/b for +250 lb pilots and utilize the 1
orth end of runway 36.
ctive. Last flight –yesterday TP bombing run, with my 9 year old son as bombardier. Just finished a restore of a 1947 Stinson –also with the t
all phases of build has been a great expeience. One day I hope to fly in one, even if I have to wait for mine get done, in oreder to do it!
t allows! Could be at least a couple years yet before ready for the flight test program -- we've got one boy in college now and another that wi
w/b for +250 lb pilots and utilize the 108 hp put out by engine. Can get off of grass in 300ft and climb at 1000'/min. Greide installed Aeronca D
ore of a 1947 Stinson –also with the trademark ‘E’
ne get done, in oreder to do it!
y in college now and another that will be going in another year. There is a monthly barge full of our money that leaves La Crosse and goes u
1000'/min. Greide installed Aeronca D wings with rating of 1300 lbs gross. Lands about 50 mph, over the fence at 60 mph, actual touch-down
ey that leaves La Crosse and goes up the Mississippi River to St. Mary's U at Winona, Minnesota! Worth every penny, of course! Hope to se
fence at 60 mph, actual touch-down nothing showing on airspeed indicator.
h every penny, of course! Hope to see everyone at Brodhead!