This Glasair 1 RG is powered with an experimental 202 cubic inch Subaru EG33 automoble engine conversion from a Subaru Alcyone SVX sports car. The Glasair airplane has a experimental Marcotte gear reduction unit. Watch and listen as our Glasair 1RG makes a high speed, low fly-by missed approach. This home built experimental aircraft raced in several of the 2011 Sport Air Race League, We were undefeated in its SARL race class. This Subaru SVX powered Glasair won silver in the overall experimental group. brz
Flying DH Mosquito KA114.
In October 2012 Warren Denholm put our POV camera on his helmet to record
the photo shoot we conducted from Ardmore with the Mosquito and a DH
Vampire over Auckland city in New Zealand, photo plane was the Spitfire in
Take off - 1:49
Vampire & Spitfire Formation - 4:35
Spitfire Close Formation - 6:07
Landing - 13:55
The beeping sound you can hear sometimes is caused by the throttles being
pulled back to a certain point with the undercarriage up, it is a warning
for the pilot during the landing phase but in certain stages of flight it
is ok to hear it and can see and hear how much skill and attention is
needed to fly the Mosquito in formation.
Dave Phillips is the test pilot during this flight.
Taken and Recorded by Gavin Conroy.
Ultra light Autogyro
The operation in this video was performed on a closed course.
The aircraft is a legal ultralight and all participants
(including camera operators and motorcycle riders) were
safety briefed and part of this production.
There was a post brief with the FAA
after this shoot was completed.
ROUGHT CUT OF SOME BEHIND THE SCENES FOOTAGE.
Geared Drives 200Z PSRU For Subaru
At the time this was the worlds only Subaru on an RV9A using a hydraulic
constant speed prop. This prototype unit has all of the same features of
the original Geared Drives PSRU including its own oil reservoir, oil pump
and filtration system, drive port for hydraulic prop governor, and flywheel
and centrifugal clutch assembly. This airplane with the P2 prototype Geared
Drives PSRU can be seen at Sun n Fun Air Show, Lakeland, FL, April 21-26,
2009. Look for the Geared Drives booth N52 for directions the aircraft