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Jeff and John Hanson’s Grand Champion Hatz Classic Homebuilt

By David Gustafson We should all be so lucky. It was a father/son team from Minnesota that won the Gold Lindy designating their Hatz Classic open cockpit biplane as the Grand Champion Plans Built Aircraft at AirVenture 2013. What an

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Jay Sabot’s Grand Champion Lancair Legacy

By David Gustafson It took an entire decade of tinkering, tweaking and fine-tuning, but Jay Sabot finally managed to thread the whale through the eye of the needle and won the coveted, highly competitive Gold Lindy  Trophy that designated his

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Introduction to Building an Airplane

By David Gustafson Today there are over 30,000 homebuilt aircraft on the FAA’s registry. It’s estimated there may be another 30,000 under construction. Some builders opt to just buy a set of plans and then go hunting for aircraft grade

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