-Those Fantastic Flying Machines-


Man must rise above the Earth—to the top of the atmosphere and beyond—for only thus will he fully understand the world in which he lives.— Socrates


Search This Blog

Friday, January 10, 2014

New amphibian born of frustration

AOPA: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
It is no accident that the new amphibian design envisioned by John Meekins and refined and engineered by the late Bill Husa bears more than a passing resemblance to the North American F-82 Twin Mustang. Meekins, a longtime pilot whose infatuation with aviation dates to his childhood, was searching for an amphibian about a decade ago that was fast, stable in the water, and able to carry his family. He tried a few, but none fit the bill. ^BW

New amphibian born of frustration
Many pilots have been frustrated in their search for an aircraft that perfectly suits their particular mission. Very few do what John Meekins did: start from scratch.

No comments:

Post a Comment