Originally produced in 1943 as a military L-16 liaison aircraft. Now modified as a STOL bushplane.
Heavily modified "Super Cadet" with a Lycoming O-235 replacing the original 65hp Franklin engine.
Taxiing in at Sun N Fun 2014.
Awesome paint scheme on this RV-8. Taxiing in at Sun N Fun 2014.
Waiting for the ice to melt on the shore of Lake Hood.
Ouch! Jim Tobul digging into soft ground while attempting to land at PDK for the 2014 Good Neighbor Day airshow. The aircraft veered into the grass while landing in windy conditions, nosed over... (more)
On pure skis, parked along the shore at the frozen Lake Hood Seaplane Base.
Taxiing across Lakeshore Drive and Lake Hood's jogging path.
Parked at the Lake Hood gravel strip. Photo taken from Lake Hood's excellent airport jogging path.
A rare example of the Piper Family Cruiser, one of only 238 built. Most which are still airworthy are flying in Alaska. Seen landing at the Lake Hood gravel strip.
Landing at the Lake Hood gravel strip.
Landing on the Lake Hood gravel strip on an early spring evening. The FAA Data for this aircraft states that a P&W R1340 is installed; that sure doesn't look like a radial to me.
Landing on the Lake Hood gravel strip on an early spring evening.