The Propeller Under The Bed: A Personal History Of Homebuilt Aircraft

5/23/2018 | Renton Library

Readings & Lectures South

On July 25, 2010, 82-year-old Arnold Ebneter set an aviation world record in the ultimate do-it-yourself project: an airplane he designed and built himself over fifty years. Eileen Bjorkman, herself a pilot and aeronautical engineer, frames her father’s journey in the context of the rise, near extermination and revival of homebuilt aircraft in the US.

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