Click to return to Steen Aero Lab Homepage  
Tail wheels are much more fun but the 757 lands just like a Cub... plus 100 knots.
(Tim Bohan)
Go to printable version 
  Our Aircraft:
    Steen Skybolt
Pitts Model 14
Pitts S1
Knight Twister


Products Home
Bruntons Brace Wires
     About Bruntons
MT Props
Hoffmann Props
     Request Prop Quote
Vendenyev M14 Engines
Laminated Wing Spars
Laminated Leading Edges
Motor Mounts
Wing Kits & Wing Jigs
Three-Section Wings
Piloti Shoes
VedaloHD Sunglasses
     FAA Report on Sunglasses

    Builder F.A.Q.

Project Gallery
Submit Photos
Project Logs

Event Reports
Email List
Non-US Distributors
Scale Models
Biplane Lore
About This Site
Website Updates
About Us
Contact / Visit Us


Customer Testimonials

"It is an amazing biplane, very nice for aerobatics, and quite stable for a biplane."

"I really loved my Skybolt, but was operating an emergency room and putting in 100 hours a week, and had no time to fly. Now that I have been retired for 5 years, wish I had kept the biplane! It is an amazing biplane, very nice for aerobatics, and quite stable for a biplane (biplanes are noted for instability.) I learned to fly 60 years ago in the Royal Canadian Air Force, on Fleet 16B bipes. Overseas in 1943 I transferred to the RAF and did ops in Scotland and Ireland on 3 types of Spitfires, Hurricanes, and the last of the RAF biplane fighters, the Gloster Gladiator. In mid January 1945 I made the last operational flight of an RAF fighter biplane, in Gladiator N5592, on a weather recce flight. I have also flown a Tiger Moth and a Starduster. Just love biplanes! The 'Glad' was a wizard for aerobatics, with its 950hp Bristol and 4 flaps on the wings. Enclsoed is a check for your brochure. Don't intend on building another (I'm almost 80!) but always said that if I ever did build another plane, it would be a Skybolt! If you ever have a customer who wants a recommendation, give 'em my name and address. Have flown over 62 different planes, from Fleets to Wellington bombers, so I feel like I know airplanes! Cheers!"

by Ralph E. Schenck MD
Portland, IN


More Testimonials...

"Steen Aero Lab is a no-nonsense operation totally committed to their business and the Skybolt airplane..."
- Hon. Dudley Bowen, District Court Judge, Georgia

  Steen Aero Lab      1451 Clearmont Street NE   Palm Bay, FL 32905 USA     
Phone: (321) 725-4160      Fax: (321) 725-3058      Contact Us