Archive for August, 2011

HP-24 Project

31 Aug 2011

I have mentioned this to most of my flying friends, but for those of you who are “makers” not “aviators”, you may want to check out this facebook page and site which documents the creation of a high-performance homebuilt carbon fibre sailplane.

Older updates can be found at:

More recent updates are available on Facebook, at

The amount of design work (both low and high-tech) is mind-boggling.  As a bonus, the guy that is creating the design is a genuinely nice guy who has been of assistance to countless owners of previous “HP” aircraft, including my RHJ-8. Have fun!