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Mike Pateys’ ” Scrappy” Bush Plane Build

Mike Patey, probably best known for ” Draco” one of the most iconic bushplanes ever made has almost finished his latest project

Scrappy was a build intended to be ” low financial investment, huge time investment” the idea being to make the best Carbon Cub with spare parts and hard work – and its brilliant

It’s not quite finished yet, but I can’t wait to see the first flight! – here’s a couple of the episodes I’ve personally found most interesting, starting with the most recent – Paint over carbon fiber

As for Draco, she went down on a take off – down but not out, Here’s a video by another bush pilot and awesome YouTuber Trent Palmer about Draco

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