LANCAIR IV #N3X0
VIK FUEL & AIRCRAFT FLIGHT TIME SPONSORSHIP DONATION
During the Inaugural Blackhawk Aviation Sciences Education & Career Day, October 16th – 17th – 18th, 2009, @ Stennis International Airport, Hancock County, MS, Carl McIntyre, donated several hours of flight instruction & flight time to the event, in his Legacy Aircraft Lancair IV, #N3XO, high performance aircraft. He also donated the aircraft’s use & fuel, for our EAA photo day @ NOLA Lakefront Airport, acting as the event’s camera plane. Carl was one of our first founding members outside of the state of Louisiana & has donated countless hours of advice & counseling to our foundation mission & goals.
Lancair International, Inc. is a U.S. manufacturer of general aviation aircraft kits. They are well known for their series of high-performance single-engine aircraft that offer cruise speeds that surpass many twin-engine turboprop designs. The early Lancair designs were among the first kitplanes to bring modern molded composites construction to light aircraft. The Lancair IV is a 345 mph, four seat, pressurized aircraft, that has proven itself to be incredibly fast, efficient, safe, reliable, & comfortable. It is one of only four, single engine, piston aircraft in history, to achieve a pressurized cabin.