High School Students Ready to Build a Sportsman

Students from the Harkness Career and Technical Center in New York have won GAMA’s Build-A-Plane Design Challenge this year. They will be making the trip out to Arlington, WA to assist ClickBond in building their Sportsman. The Customer Assembly Center (CAC) will be buzzing June 18, when the build commences. Read more about it in […]

Father and son Sportsman Build

As week 2 of the build progresses, parts begin to take the shape of an airplane. Father and son builders Fred and Freddie Wayne have smiles on their faces. Soon they will land their new Sportsman on the lake outside their home in Orlando, Florida. Fred says he was looking for an amphibious aircraft with […]

Build-A-Plane: Days Two and Three

Work continues apace in the Customer Assembly Center (CAC) hangar with the Baur father–and-son team and Olney High School students making good time on all sections of the Sportsman airplane underway. Which stands to reason given the extra help they’ve received from sponsors of GAMA’s Aviation Design Challenge who have dropped by to lend assistance. […]

2017 Build-A-Plane Gets Underway with Day One

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Day One and the work is already well underway for this year’s crew of Build-A-Plane builders. Struts have been deburred, brake fluid reservoirs installed, parts twisted this way, things screwed in that way. Everyone has a job and everyone is game. You’ll remember that Build-A-Plane is the big reward for the […]

In Case You Think You Can’t Do It Yourself …

We like this article that recently published at NEWS-PRESS.com about a couple of Florida experimental aircraft builders who have proved to themselves that they … and most anyone with patience and focus … could indeed build the airplanes of their dreams. We think you’ll enjoy it too: Click here to read the story!