Would anyone be interested in a 250-horsepower aircraft capable of crossing the continent in just over eight hours at an average speed of 252 miles per hour while using only 61 gallons of aviation fuel, about 40 miles per gallon in cruise?
By ROB STAPLETON
It was an unexpected pleasure when the weather changed to blue skies and warmer weather, but when more than 100 aircraft showed up on May 13-15 for the sixth annual Hudson Memorial Fly-in, all expectations were exceeded. [Read more…]
Four years ago John and Jan Sessions were looking for a plane with short field capability. John was in the process of bulldozing a flat 700-foot-long spot on top of a hill in the Texas backcountry and needed a plane that could take off and land in that space.
He chose a Helio Courier, one of the most capable short takeoff and landing aircraft in the world. This year, the couple flew that plane, a Helio Courier 391B model, to SUN ‘n FUN from their home in Kirbyville, Texas. [Read more…]
South Carolina aviator Jeff Warren liked the look of the Bellanca Cruisair Senior the first time he saw it. And when the opportunity came to buy one, Warren, an architect from Simpsonville, S.C., jumped at the chance.
That was in 1991 and Warren says he has been answering questions about his plane ever since. [Read more…]
Hardath Laloo sent in this photos, noting they are from his first air show, the Fort Lauderdale Air Show, held May 6-7. [Read more…]