The performance and plane got so much attention that he flew it again in Sunday’s closing day airshow.
What many people don’t know is that Sunday’s performance was “25 years to the day” of his father, air show legend Jimmy Franklin, debuting the Kitfox Model 4 Speedster at Oshkosh.
“I was only 12 years old when my father flew it the first time,” he said. “But I remember him saying how fun that little airplane was and how impressed he was with the airplane — and that everybody really liked the way the airplane looked when it flew. I remember, even from back then, the high praise he gave that airplane.” [Read more…]