Matt Freeman’ s GlaStar Accident in Alaska


I spoke with Matt Freeman this morning–he and his daughter are fine. Matt has a GlaStar taildragger with large, 26″ tundra tires and likes to fly into short, remote type strips. He reported that he was landing on a 600-foot strip and used up too much runway trying to get it planted and had to…

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Ted Setzer
Born Wichita Kansas Oct 02, 1953. (have a fascination with tornadoes) Private pilot SEL & Sea approx 3,000 hrs Co-founder of Stoddard-Hamilton Aircraft in 1979. Contributed developmentally toward all models of the Glasair, GlaStar and Sportsman in from 79' thru Oct. 2016 when I retired. Whew...38 years! Started construction of my own custom, lightweight Sportsman in 1999 from the basic kit. First flight of N11YM was Jan 2013. I love this plane and have tested three variations of taildragger main landing gear. Recently purchased a set of Clamar amphibious floats and can't wait to install them hopefully in 2018.