North Carolina builders progress on Stits Skycoupe

Last September I reported on our efforts to complete a rare Stits SA-7D Skycoupe project first begun in the early 1960s. Our group of homebuilders in central North Carolina set a few basic goals to achieve by the end of the year: Form a club; recover all flying surfaces; and return the plane’s Lycoming O-290-D engine to operation.

Thanks to strong interest among area builders, we achieved our initial goals, and a few others we had not planned. [Read more...]