Fred Smith

1) Simon’s Fokker D-VIII — to be maidened  by Rich Perry on Sat May 9.  Simon built the  airframe; Fred did engine & radio install + CG, wing incidence, ground testing, etc.

 
2) Fred’s 72 inch Corsair - with DLE55 engine - enough engine so it should take off straight up.  The fuel:  gas for the airplane & Jack Daniels for the pilot.  It weighs 20 lbs.  Scale of Ike Kepford’s plane - flew in the Jolly Rodgers.