A street legal Airplane!

Our very own customer Trey Johnson had his Street Legal Sportsman highlighted in the AOPA magazine. I got to drive in it too, and had an amazing experience driving around town. You do get some rubber-necking, and a few followers just to take photos. Here is a copy of the story: Street-legal airplane: A test […]

Hay Fields!!!

On our adventure flight to Oshkosh and back last month, we ended up having way too much fun for any one person, or two, or three, or four for that matter. There is a reason we ask if you have the “Glasair smile”, because it’s always there when you fly our aircraft. As mentioned in […]

“The best day of flying, in my entire flying career!”

As one of our newest members of the TWTT program, Mark Van Tine, CEO of Jeppesen and VP with Boeing, could not get himself back on the ground he was so happy. “This is the best day of flying, in my entire flying career!” Mark said. After experiencing the amazing team at Glasair Aviation building […]

Oshkosh 2013!

Oshkosh AirVenture, the biggest air show in the world. We have arrived and experienced the masses of interested people. I found that each aircraft has it’s following, and everywhere you turn, people are admiring out Sportsman, and are in awe of the huge bush gear. Ted has been holding court under his wing and Buzz […]

On our way to AirVenture!!!…Where is Waldo now?

A flurry of activity preparing 4 aircraft to fly to Oshkosh this year. The hangar was strewn with planes in various conditions of preparation. Finally we are ready to start the journey. We are leaving a little early, so we can have some fun on the way, and take lots of photos and video. Keep […]

The Arlington Fly-In begins this Thursday!!

Join us 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 and […]

The Build A Plane Two Weeks To Taxi project is a success!!

After reporting the successful inspection of the first Build A Plane Sportsman to Nigel Mott, Glasair President of Operations. Pete Bunce, GAMA President and CEO, had more to say about the aircraft and the build experience. “The N number – 970ES of the first aircraft is in honor of GAMA’s founding in 1970 and it’s longtime president, Ed Stimson. […]

Build A Plane Sportsman Passes Inspection

We are happy to report that the first Buid A Plane Sportsman passed it’s FAA inspection. The DAR was extremely impressed with the kid’s workmanship and complimented them many times during his inspection and in particular, he said their riveting was exceptional. He also was so impressed with the education program that he donated his […]

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 […]