to be Mailed July 28, 2008
the cover: 5151 Builder - Glen Holder, KW-909 Builder - Jim
Young. Photo credit: LeRoy Cook.
Titan All-Metal P-51 Replica Kit:
How it’s Built and Ways To Power It. Len Bechtold expounds the
virtues of the Titan Aircraft’s T-51, 3/4 scale Mustang replica.
This is the second of two parts and it touches on some of the
details concerning construction and the engine options including the
two different “Mini Merlin” Suzuki V6.
Loehle 5151 Mustang: The
P-51 for Walter Mitty. Mike and Sandy Loehle report on their 3/4
scale wood and fabric replica kit, as well as their other warbird
offerings. Included in this article is information on their
Sport Pilot in seven days:
Our very own Nicholas Wood tells us of his unofficial
record-breaking accomplishment of receiving his Sport Pilot
certificate in seven days with 22 hours logged.
Wayne Sprigle’s Mite-T Mustang:
How one builder set out to build a P-51 replica on a budget,
starting with a set of plans for a wood and fabric Taylor Titch.
What is a Taylor Titch: We
describe a little about the history of the Titch and the Monoplane
designed by the late John Taylor, with permission from his son,
of a Generation: John Miller, 102, Passes away. We say so
long to a great friend of aviation and a fixture at the Replica
Fighters Headquarters at AirVenture.
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