Europe Represented

Yves, Francesco, and Luke.

The European contingent was in full force at the RV social, represented by Luca "Luke" Perazzolli and Francesco "Franz" Dante form northern Italy, and Yves Heller, from Switzerland. Luke and Franz are both RV-8 builder pilots, and even formation pilots, with Franz being an active duty Italian Air Force pilot.

Yves is currently building his RV-8. Luke is also a DAR in Italy, and is president of EAA chapter 1581. He has even written for Kitplanes in 2014 and 2016. You can see more about Luke at his website www.rv8.it.

Vic Syracuse

Vic Syracuse is a Commercial Pilot and CFII with ASMEL/ASES ratings, an A&P, DAR, and EAA Technical Advisor and Flight Counselor. Passionately involved in aviation for over 39 years, he has built 10 award-winning aircraft and has logged over 8000 hours in 70 different kinds of aircraft. Vic had a career in technology as a senior-level executive and volunteers as a Young Eagle pilot and Angel Flight pilot. He also has his own sport aviation business called Base Leg Aviation.

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