Tag Archives: Piston Singles

Wren 460, the Ultimate STOL

By:      Norm Goyer Thanks Wikipedia for supplying the technical information for the Wren 460. NG The Wren got its beginning from the STOL Skyshark aircraft by Jim Robertson in the late 1950s. The Skyshark incorporated a number of novel features, … Continue reading

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Ray Stits, Mr. Homebuilt Aviation

By:      Norm Goyer It’s a known fact that Richard VanGrunsven, the manufacturer of the outstanding line of RV aircraft started with a Ray Stits Playboy, and why not? It would be hard to find a better engineered and flying two … Continue reading

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Beechcraft Twin Engine Duchess

By:      Norm Goyer We wish to thank Wikipedia for the history and the technical aspects of the Beechcraft Duchess Model 76. NG Piper was producing the Seneca  and their brand new Seminole, Cessna had their very successful twin engine 310, … Continue reading

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Beechcraft Musketeer, Beech on a Budget

By:      Norm Goyer I want to thank Wikipedia for supplying the history and technical facts for this column. NG I am basing this column strictly on my own personal likes and dislikes, it isn’t fair, but it is what I … Continue reading

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Stinson 108 Voyager, By the Numbers

By:      Norm Goyer The Stinson 108 Voyager provided thrilling landings on our Apple Valley Airport’s wrong way runway. When the new airport was built  around 1970, the main purpose was to allow airlines to service the area. Apple Valley … Continue reading

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