Author Archives: Ben

Airventure 2018

July, 19th | Posted by Ben

We will be in our usual location for Airventure 2018, lots 217 & 218 in the main aircraft display. Come on by and say hello! We look forward to seeing you and thank you for checking in.

Nuts of Religious Proportions

April, 2nd | Posted by Ben

From what I’ve gathered, the singular nut or safety that secures the main rotor onto a helicopter is referred to as the Jesus nut. Failure of said nut would cause one to pray or evoke said name in a blasphemous … Continue reading

Now Hiring

March, 20th | Posted by Ben

Restoration Technician Must have demonstrated skills and experience in metalwork & woodwork as well as mechanical aptitude. Aircraft familiarity desirable but not required. Applicant must have own basic tools. Must be able to work independently and as a team member. Expected … Continue reading

Reintroducing a Classic

February, 14th | Posted by Ben

    I recently took some time to ponder my favorite airplanes and why they are what they are to me. When pressed on the subject I often say, “My favorite is one that’s full of gas and closest to … Continue reading

Facebook Page

February, 14th | Posted by Ben

Please be sure to check out our Facebook page for regular project updates.

Airventure Awards

August, 10th | Posted by Ben

It has certainly been a busy flying season here at RARE Aircraft Ltd. Having spooled down from EAA Airventure we are grateful for having had a safe event and seeing so many friends, new and old! Much gratitude to our aircraft owner … Continue reading

Landing the airplane

June, 28th | Posted by Ben

OK! Here we go! Yet another treatise on the vaunted (cue the brass band flourish) Wheel Landing! Over the years I have read, and listened to, all the methodology surrounding the wheel landing with a range of reactions from “really?” … Continue reading

UPF-7 WACO Training

June, 5th | Posted by Ben

RARE Aircraft Ltd is pleased to announce TacAero as our preferred training center for training in the WACO UPF-7. Train in a high quality aircraft with professional instructors using a regimented syllabus. Please visit their site for details.

N32063 Video

May, 10th | Posted by Ben

Here is an informal walk around of N32063. Click the link below. Thanks for checking in. N32063 Video  

UPF-7 Gross Weight Increase

March, 28th | Posted by Ben

RARE Aircraft Ltd recently acquired an existing gross weight increase STC for the UPF-7. This STC raises the gross weight to 2880 lbs. on Jacobs powered F-7’s running a constant speed prop. We are currently in the process of adding … Continue reading