A local business is holding a contest to see who can come up with the best design for a plane that will be raffled off at next year’s Alaska Airmen’s conference. Above Alaska Aviation was chosen to build next year’s plane, and the proceeds from the raffle will go to the association.
Drew Haag, owner of Above Alaska, says that he and his crew decided to build a plane that has proven very popular in the state.
“We are building them a PA-18 Super Cub. The main reason we chose that airplane to bid is everyone in Alaska wants a Super Cub, and that’s what sells tickets. Every time they have a Super Cub to raffle, they usually sell out on their tickets.” (more…)