The Bubble Run by Cool Events, which was scheduled to take place on the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh grounds today, Saturday, September 9, was canceled in January. Please visit their website to contact them at https://bubblerun.com.
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Radial-Engined RV-8 First Flight
January 21, 2016 - We were thrilled to congratulate Brian Kelly, EAA 578554, whose unique RV-8R made a successful first flight last week at the Spruce Creek airpark in Florida. The airplane, which Kelly calls a “poor man’s Hellcat,” bears a Navy paint scheme and is powered by a Rotec R-3600 radial engine. We’ll be publishing the full story in a future issue of Sport Aviation magazine, but, in the meantime, here’s a look behind-the-scenes at the workmanship that’s gone into this remarkable project.