Welcome to my website for sport aviation
enthusiasts - with a focus on
Aeronca and Stinson Aircraft, classics from the
Photo taken November, 2012 at Federhart-Ophelia
(VA99). Pictured are my Aeronca 1946 11AC Chief (since sold), Mike Roe's 1947 Stinson 108-1, and
John Haszard's 1931 Ford Model A Tudor Sedan.
Butch Walsh in Stinson 108-2,
NC949D, and Ray Johnson in Aeronca 11AC,
NC3469E, return from Oshkosh AirVenture 2005. Both planes are Oshkosh
Grand Champions. Butch passed away on Thursday, May 11th, 2006. He was working in his shop
days before on one of his beloved Stinsons. Butch was a Master Stinson
Restorer and had won many Championship awards around the country for his
tremendous workmanship. He will be greatly missed by his family, his many
friends, and the entire Stinson community. For info on Butch's Grand Champion
NC6233M, see this
link. See a
tribute to Butch by Ray Johnson at
this link. Ray Johnson organizes the
Fly-In/Cruise-In event each year in
Marion, Indiana and is co-producer of the
Videos. Photo courtesy of Brian Matz of
Aerial Aspect Photography, taken from his Aeronca 11AC.
I'd enjoy hearing from anyone who shares an
interest in these classic aircraft. I especially welcome comments about
corrections that are needed to the website, whether they be in content or style.
You can email me john(at)hangar9aeroworks.com.
Page Updated 8/3/2014