Kitplanes' First Editor Receives Wright Award

Dave Martin
Dave Martin

It's hard not to recognize the achievements of the Kitplanes family, and this press release came across our desk this weekend.

On Saturday, April 12th at 10:00, during the EAA 292 monthly meeting, Dave Martin will be awarded the Wright Bros. Master Pilot award from the FAA . David soloed more than 50 years ago and has not had a violation or an accident or a pilot-caused incident. The presentation will be by Ron Reeves from the FAA office in Hillsboro. Dave was the editor of KITPLANES for over 15 years and has flown over 200 types of airplanes. He has also flown many Young Eagles and will be one of the pilots for EAA 292’s next event on June 14th.

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