Boeing YL-15 - Defying Physics
Boeing built two XL-15s as proof of concept prototypes and then 10 YL-15s for evaluation as they competed for the U.S. Army Air Forces contract for a new L-bird, a liaison aircraft. Boeing ultimately lost the contract to Cessna.
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EAA Celebrates 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees
On Thursday, November 9, 2017 the EAA community inducted five people into the EAA Sport Aviation Halls of Fame, representing Homebuilders, Warbirds of America, International Aerobatic Club, Vintage Aircraft Association, and Ultralights.
A Belite Built for Two
James Wiebe, EAA 859932, introduces Belite’s first two-seat airplane, the Chipper. It promises affordable STOL and cross-country flying from a kit that’s fast and easy to build. Read more about the Chipper in the January 2017 issue of Sport Aviation.
For many people who come to AirVenture, the Homebuilts area is their happy place. With a variety of types from seas of RVs to singular standouts, it's easy to see why.
Replicating the Original Breezy
Rob Unger, EAA 585561, bought this airplane a few years ago to honor his late father Carl, EAA 25215, co-creator of the Breezy. The original builder, the previous owner, and now Rob have each dedicated themselves to re-creating the most famous Breezy
Cessna’s 195 Businessliner turned 70 years old this year, and we joined the fly-in celebration at Stearman Field (1K1) in Benton, Kansas.
Safari Helicopters at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017
Safari Helicopters have been exhibiting at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh for decades, and their home on the field is the Fun Fly Zone. You can read this story in the January 2017 issue of Sport Aviation.