The Twin Cub was the brainchild of Mr. Harold Wagner of the Wagner Aircraft Co. Portland, Oregon. Mr. Wagner wanted to create a simple and cheap twin engine SUV type aircraft and started experimenting with a PA18 Super Cub which he equipped with a second engine on top of theRead More →

In 2013 a twin engine Jabiru was developed in South Africa. What made the aircraft unusual was the arrangement of the two engines. They were not mounted on the wings or on either side of the fuselarge, but both up front. Many thought that this was a world first, butRead More →

Almost all pilots and aviation fans know the PA-18, otherwise known as the Piper Super Cub, but did you know of the PA-19? The PA-18 Super Cub was introduced by Piper in 1949, and was developed in from the Piper J-3 Cub, which also traces its lineage from the TaylorRead More →

17 December 1903, 10:35 a.m. On this day in 1903, the Wright Flyer became the first powered, heavier-than-air machine to achieve controlled, sustained flight with a pilot. Orville and Wilbur Wright, two brothers from Dayton, Ohio, had been working on the development of a machine capable of flight since 1899. They started withRead More →

The de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito is a British twin-engined, shoulder-winged multirole combat aircraft, introduced during the Second World War. Unusual in that its frame was constructed mostly of wood, it was nicknamed the “Wooden Wonder”, or “Mossie”.  In 1941, it was one of the fastest operational aircraft in the world.Read More →