We're building a high performance biplane.

That high performance biplane is the Pitts S-1-11B, which will become the second only of its type in the UK, with only a handful flying worldwide.

We are a family with a passion for aviation who enjoy building, maintaining, and flying aircraft. The project for us started towards the end of 2015, and we would like to see it flying sometime in 2018 2019 Find out more about the project »

Our progress so far -

As I came to write this blog post, it dawned on me that it has already been 1 year since we made the decision to take on this project ... how time flies! Excuse the pun. We've put in a lot of work during that year, most of which was taken up by converting the garage into a workshop,  but we've also been working on the fuselage, so it's about time that we provided an update on our progress now... read more »

From garage to workshop -

The 1st May 2016 was a normal bank holiday here in the UK, with people heading to the beach, out shopping with friends, or just spending time with family. But for us that day, and the previous 2 days, were a little different. That bank holiday weekend was spent down in Southend-on-Sea with Paul Baisden, a metal artisan who had just finished welding up a Pitts S-1-11B fuselage that we would soon to... read more »

Getting a grip -

Sometimes in life it's the little details that makes all the difference in how something feels, looks or performs. If you have a look at top level machines such as F1 cars, a Tour de France rider's bike, or rally cars, you might notice that they are all very similar, but as soon as you get up close you quickly realise that they are tailored to the athlete's exact requirements. Why? Comfort, both p... read more »

Why? Because we love Pitts Specials. Their history, their character, and the way they fly. The "Super Stinker" was designed by Curtis Pitts to compete with the carbon monoplanes, and we plan to continue his vision by keeping biplanes competitive in Advanced aerobatic competitions in the UK.

Alex Cartwright

Alex Cartwright Flying since 2009, Alex is a seasoned competition pilot currently flying BAeA Intermediate competitions all over the UK in a Pitts S-2E, G-KITI.

An active member of the Shropshire Aero Club, Alex can often be found practicing for competitions up in the skies above Shropshire.

Scott Cartwright

Scott Cartwright Often found upside down inside the back of an aircraft, Scott is an aircraft engineer who maintains and builds a variety of aircraft.

When not working on aircraft, Scott is either out on his mountain bike or travelling the country taking photos.