Ken Stuhr to bring fast, unusual airplanes to the slope. His late-WW-II
Dornier jet concept ripped through Eagle Butte's lift as if the jets were
functioning (hmm, maybe they were...). Ken won "best PSS" with the Dornier
by the slimmest of margins, and graciously handed the trophy to 2nd-place
Bruce Ryan for daring to built and fly the Blohm & Voss planes.
raced around with his Slope Scale Spitfire. Ole's plane is built very light
and is therefore nimble, but it had no problems facing the rigors of Eagle
Butte slope'n. There is a link below and on our links page to Brian Laird
of Slope Scale who offers high-performance kits for serious slope heads
and PSS addicts.
Reynolds saw the light, abandoned a thermal duration contest in nearby Euphrata,
and came over to fly his venerable BAE Hawk. Designed and once kitted by
Doug Buchanan of Seattle, the Hawk combines excellent slope-worthyness with
unbelievably docile flight behavior. Unfortunately, no kits are available
at this time.