Alperin Build – Day 9

More in builder/owner Scott Alperin’s own words and photos: The theme for today is lines, cables, and wires. Now that all of the components are mostly on the plane it is time to connect them all so that they work. Starting from the front we were installing the fuel lines, oil lines, CHT and EGT […]

Day 8 of the Alperin Sportsman Build

We continue here with the Scott Alperin’s latest installment chronicling the team’s efforts Tuesday, Day 8, assembling Scott’s Glasair Aviation Sportsman in the company’s Customer Assembly Center: It is really hard to believe that in 3 more days the plane will be ready to taxi. We had a productive day. The areas that we concentrated on […]

Scott Alperin’s TWTT Sportsman-Building Journey

Scott Alperin is the latest Sportsman builder/owner gracing the Customer Assembly Center (CAC) at Glasair Aviation headquarters here in Arlington, Washington. Scott has built up more than 4,900 hours in 30 years of flying piston, turbine and jet-prop engines and fixed-, retractable-, and float-landing gear in models of airplanes too numerous to list here. Suffice […]

Yet Another Two-Glasair Couple

We were recently visited by Bill and Sandy Lange, proud owners of a Glasair II-S. The Langes were on the back half of a cross-country motor tour heading east. When they found themselves near Glasair Central, they couldn’t help but stop to see where all the fun began. The Langes worked off and on 10 […]