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Pitts Model 12. AKA Monster Pitts

The Model 12 is the answer to the question "what if you could do it all over again",  it is the last airplane designed by the legendary Curtis Pitts who completed the designed on his 80th birthday in 1995. The entire airplane is designed around the Vedeneyev M14PF engine. There are only 59 Model 12s known to be flying. "Time flies", our Pitts was constructed by Jim Kimball Enterprises and is equipped with the 450hp version of the Vedneyev engine instead of the regular 360hp engine.

General characteristics

  • Capacity: 2
  • Length: 20 ft 6 in (6.25 m)
  • Wingspan: 23 ft (7.0 m)
  • Empty weight: 1,550 lb (703 kg)
  • Gross weight: 2,250 lb (1,021 kg)
  • Fuel capacity: 54 gal
  • Powerplant: 1 × Vedeneyev M14PF 450 hp (270 kW)
  • Propellers: 3-bladed MT Propeller


  • Cruise speed: 150 kn (170 mph, 270 km/h)
  • Stall speed: 56 kn (64 mph, 103 km/h)
  • Range: 430 nmi (500 mi, 800 km)
  • Rate of climb: 2,900 ft/min (15 m/s)

CJ6A Nanchang

Designed in the late 50s by Bushi Cheng, this basic military trainer is the first airplane designed and built in China. The CJ6 has been in production since the first flight in 1958 with minimal changes to the original design. In total, more then 2000 CJ6 were produced and sold to Albania, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Tanzania and Zambia for their pilot training needs. 

Technical specification
Length 27ft
Wing Span 33ft
Height 10ft
Weight Empty:2200 lbs.
Max Take Off Weight:3100 lbs.
Huosai HS6A 285hp , or
Vedeneyev M14P 360hp
Max Speed:230 mph
Cruise Speed:180 mph
Stall Speed:64 mph
Landing Speed:71 mph
Range:450 miles
Service Ceiling:17,000 ft.
Max G limits +6  -3

Start + Flug H101 Salto glider.

Salot literally means Loop! The Salto is an aerobatic glider of glass composite construction, developed in Germany in the 1970s. All and all only 76 Salto gliders were built. Ours was flown by the legendary Jim Parker at North American airshows for the better part of the last 30 years and it is our privilege to continue displaying "Clair de Lune" to airshow fans.

Technical Specifications
  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 5.7 m (18 ft 8 in)
  • Wingspan: 13.3 m (43 ft 8 in)
  • Height: 0.88 m (2 ft 11 in)
  • Wing area: 8.58 m2 (92.4 sq ft) 
  • Aspect ratio: 20.6
  • Empty weight: 182 kg (401 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 280 kg (617 lb)


  • Stall speed: 70 km/h
  • Never exceed speed: 280 km/h (170 mph, 150 kn)
  • g limits: +7 -4.9 
  • Maximum glide ratio: 34.5
  • Rate of sink: 0.6 m/s (120 ft/min)
  • Wing loading: 32.6 kg/m2 (6.7 lb/sq ft)
L29R Oko

The L29 Depfin was the first Jet aircraft designed and built in Czechoslovakia and soon became the standard Jet trainer of Warsaw Pact countries in the 1960s. Production began in 1963 and ended in 1974 with a total of 3,600 L29 built, most of them being L29C, the trainer version, but a few L29 were issued a different denomination. The L29A - Akrobat was a dedicated single seat aerobatic airplane while the L29R was the reconnaissance version. With with less than 80 airplanes built, our L29 is of the rare "R" variant. The L29R was not known as a Delfin, but rather as an Oko in reference to it's camera system used to capture images of the front.  "Oko" means Eye. 

Technical Specifications
Wing Span 33ft
Length 35ft
Height 10ft
Empty Weight 5000lbs
Max. take off weight 7800lbs
Engine - Motorlet M701C500 Turbojet developing 1960lbs of thrust
Maximum speed  510mph
Max. cruising speed  310mph
Stall speed   81mph
Max flight range 550 miles
Max. g limit    +8  /  -4