Aircraft Tour-Paul Dye's RV-3

paul-dye-rv3At Sun 'n Fun 2013, KITPLANES editor Paul Dye flew his RV-3 into Lakeland. In this video, he gives us a tour of the airplane's unique design and construction.


Paul Dye

Paul Dye, Kitplanes® Editor at Large, retired as a Lead Flight Director for NASA’s Human Space Flight program, with 40 years of aerospace experience on everything from Cubs to the space shuttle. An avid homebuilder, he began flying and working on airplanes as a teen, and has experience with a wide range of construction techniques and materials. He flies an RV-8 and a Subsonex jet that he built, an RV-3 that he built with his pilot wife, as well as a Dream Tundra they completed. Currently, they are building a Xenos motorglider. A commercially licensed pilot, he has logged over 5000 hours in many different types of aircraft and is an A&P, EAA Tech Counselor, and Flight Advisor, as well as a member of the Homebuilder’s Council. He consults and collaborates in aerospace operations and flight-testing projects across the country.

6 Replies to “Aircraft Tour-Paul Dye's RV-3”

  1. Why does someone always have to make a nasty comment. If you cant say something nice jbrennan, then just keep your mouth shut.

  2. I agree with Joe T. Do you paint your homebuilt to please someone else? jbrennan is a idiot but I guess even idiots are entitled to a opinon

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