It’s Day 4 of Build A Plane and we’re right on schedule!

Day 1 started off with a safety meeting on building the two Glasair Sportsmans followed by the introduction of both teams from Canby High School and Saline High School along with GAMA President and CEO Pete Bunce, and Jeppesen CEO Mark Van Tine and Jeppesen’s Tom Letts. With a break in the weather on Day 2, Leah Schmitt of Canby High School was […]

Let the building begin!!

The winners of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and Build A Plane Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) aviation design challenge competition have begun to assemble two of our Glasair Sportsman aircraft. Under the guidance of our staff, Build A Plane and GAMA, each team will construct a Glasair Sportsman, a metal and composite aircraft that seats […]

Two Weeks To Taxi Open House and BBQ

Join Glasair Aviation during the Arlington Fly-In. Learn how the ‘Two Weeks To Taxi’ Program really works. Check out the newest features of the Sportsman aircraft. For the builders out there, pick up a few tips and tricks to speed your project along. Get caught up with your flying friends and enjoy a great BBQ […]

A Memorable Journey Home For One TWTT Customer

Byron Covey and his son-in-law, Eric Kaltenbacher, participated in our “Two Weeks to Taxi” program building one of our 2+2 Sportsman. After the plane was painted in January, Covey and his daughter, Ellen, flew back to Washington to start their journey home in Florida. On departure day, they headed east out of Arlington over the Cascade Mountains, making their first […]