Samson Mite

Samson Mite

This is most overlooked really cool airplane at the show, the Wolf "Samson Mite." It's a one-off by professional builder/pilot Steve Wolf, for his own pleasure. Steve built a full size Samson with R-985 power back in the 1980s and flew it eight seasons on the airshow circuit. This one is about 75% scale, and is powered by a 150HP Rotec R-3600. The details are awesome.

So why is it overlooked? It's parked in the Rotec Radial display, next to Brian Kelly's round-engine RV-8R. It's a severe case of cool airplane overload!

Dan Horton

Dan Horton says he is “just a homebuilder.” He has been a pilot more than 30 years and currently flies a custom RV-8.

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