Hundreds of sub-groups within the aviation community take advantage of Oshkosh to meet face-to-face. It's fun to move from an internet avatar to meeting a living, breathing person. This morning, I've joined the Sonex Builders Foundation official annual members' meeting to satisfy the State of Illinois requirements for a 501.c.3 organization--which was followed by a typical Hangar-flying session. Unfortunately, I missed the Delta Dyke Builders gathering at the same time. Last night, we joined hundreds of Van's RV builders, pilots, and factory representatives in their annual banquet. Continue reading "Community Gatherings"
Owners of all Glasair Aviation aircraft are now united under one builders and owners association: the Glasair Aircraft Owners Association. The expanded group includes the low-wing Glasair models and the high-wing GlaStar and Sportsman, whether built from a kit or in the Two Weeks to Taxi program at the manufacturer's facility in Arlington, WA.
The Glasair is an all-composite fast airplane that frequently makes headlines at the Reno Air Races, while the Sportsman and GlaStar have a folding metal wing, a steel cage and composite fuselage and are well-suited for back-country strips as well as floats and cross country flying.
For more information, visit www.glastarnet.org.