Friday, September 25, 2009

Go build a kit

Here's another favorable general aviation article that those on VAF who never let facts get in the way of a good paradigm will ignore.

David Allen, a retired Boeing computer software engineer, is a patient and determined man.

Twenty-five years ago, this Edwardsville resident decided he wanted to build an airplane from a kit, and he finally got the chance to start the project four years ago.

"I was single when I moved to California in 1962 to work for North American Aviation," Allen said. "A guy I worked with taught me how to fly, and I've been interested ever since, but it took me 20 years to pull the trigger and buy the first kit."

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