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Oshkosh AirVenture 2007

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Written by by Greg and Sue Prentiss If I was writing a newspaper headline it would probably read: Hammer Brothers deliver ANOTHER one—two punch for Glasair at AirVenture 2007. A...
Lakes and Suttons over Idaho. Photo: Arlo Reeves.

Smiley Creek 2017

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The tenth annual Smiley Creek Fly-in was even better than usual, which is surprising in that we've already had so many memorable ones. But...
Coast above Derby, not a good area for an outlanding.

Around Australia in the GlaStar

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Three years almost to the day after completing my 15-year GlaStar build, Sue and I have returned from our 4,653 nm around Australia flight....
Landing at Oshkosh.

AirVenture – Oshkosh 2013

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Flying to Oshkosh in an airplane you built yourself is way up there on every homebuilder’s wish list. Although my husband Steve and I...
The other useful piece of equipment essential for the Australian Outback – the fly hat!

Third Time Across Australia

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Sue and I have twice taken the GlaStar on flying safaris across Australia. In those trips we flew as tag-alongs with Stawell Aviation. This...
Pirates at Columbia

Pirate Pilots Swoop in on the Columbia Fly-in

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Great food, perfect weather and the company of like-minded Pirates was enjoyed by those attending the recent GlaStar & Sportsman fly-in at Columbia, California....

Postcards from Smiley Creek 2015

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Just got home after 37+ hours of fun in the GlaStar. A belated BIG thank you to Dave & Dave & Gail & Ann...
hans-guttman-back-in-austria

Around the World in 59 Days

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In the Beginning, the Dream... Since I was a child, I had the dream of building an airplane and flying it around the world. Now,...
Caribbean archipelago

Caribbean Puddle Jumpers

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One winter afternoon, my wife, Heidi, and I were looking at a map of the Western Hemisphere in our hangar. We were reminiscing about...
Carlos Emmons after the flight with Glauco Nuzzi.

A Trip to Italy

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Sometimes work is such a drag. I got a call on short notice to cover a trip to Rome (bummer). I e-mailed fellow ‘netter Glauco...