Association Chapter 725
Grants Pass, Oregon
Meetings on 1st Sundays, 2:00 p.m. @ Grants Pass Airport
Winter in FBO Classroom - Otherwise in Chapter Hangar
Phil is well on his way to completing a
Wag-Aero Cuby Super Sport similar to that of fellow member Ken
Clark. Here "welder Phil" takes a break from welding the steel
fuselage cage. Building in a particularly capacious basement,
Phil can work year-round and should be able to complete his project by
early summer of 2014.
Beautifully finished wing skeleton and
fuselage (left), and one wing after covering (right).
Among the time consuming steps in
constructing a tube and fabric aircraft are rib stitching (left) and
careful application of the protective UV coating (center) and
ultimately the primer and finsih coat. At right is the mostly
The Cuby isn't Phil's first foray into
aircraft construction. Below are his single-place Sonerai
low-wing and Scorpion helicopter,
with Phil's wife Kathy aboard (right).
exhilaration of flying is too keen, the pleasure too great, for it to be neglected as a sport.