With the opportunity for would-be builders of the Zenith kit aircraft scuttled by COVID-19, the company has taken the initiative to “virtualize” several of its programs, including the rudder workshop course and now its demo flights.
While Boeing and Textron have shut down manufacturing facilities already, it’s not yet the same for smaller manufacturers and service providers.
The Moose, designed and sold by Murphy Aircraft of Chilliwack, British Columbia, is one of the few kit airplanes designed to haul large loads in and out of unimproved strips—it’s a kind of Experimental-category deHavilland Beaver.
Jeff is truly one of the nicest guys in STOL aviation. He’s also the founder of Sodbusters STOL, a widely popular event in Minneasota. We ask him how he got into STOL and his STOL career so far.
An interview with Steve Henry, some rainy day wet weather, some of the best performances and an exclusive look at the trophy presentation.