Cracker Jack/DP-1 Flight Video by Nick Plumb (Pete’s Son)

Nick posted this to You Tube a while back. I thought you guys might want to see it – and HEAR it. I think it is cool. Enjoy.watch?v=qR__wSuA7fE&feature=share

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DP-1 FLEW!

I just wanted to update all of you that we got our airworthiness certificate last Tuesday, finished up a few minor adjustments and the Geissinger Cracker Jack took its official first flight with DP-1 beta test engine B-06 on September …

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UPDATE COPPERSTATE FLY-IN AND GUS’ CRACKER JACK

As you may have heard by now, we have acquired the first plans-built Cracker Jack built by Gus Geissinger back in 1986 and will be using it as our test aircraft for the engine.  Just before loading the Cracker Jack …

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OUR DP-1 TO FLY ON 1st PLANS-BUILT CRACKER JACK!

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It’s official! The first plans-built Cracker Jack – built by Gus Geissinger back in the 80s – will be the test aircraft for Pete Plumb’s beta test engine.  The aircraft has been kicking around on Barnstormers for about a year …

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OSHKOSH 2016 UPDATE

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Hello Everyone, This year at Oshkosh we did things a little different- we opted to get our own booth in the ultralight area and then arranged to have Ron Jones of Thunderbird Aviation bring his original Guppy (an all-wood predecessor …

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MORE VIEWINGS AND FORUMS COMING UP!

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Hi Folks!  Just letting you know that I am a scheduled speaker for the upcoming Watsonville Fly-in on September 5, 2015.  I will have the prototype DP-1 on display and will be giving demonstration runs as the schedule permits.  Please …

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OSHKOSH 2015 AND CURRENT PRODUCTION SCHEDULE UPDATE

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Hello Everyone! Well, it has been a while since I’ve been on the website to update all of you so here we go!  I flew to  our foundry in Harmony PA in April and approved the first castings of the …

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Early production logistics post

With our SolidWorks files finished for all of our kit parts, we are looking at manufacturer’s bids as they roll in. This has been one of the most challenging parts of this venture but we are working with the most …

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Update: October 23 2014

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The first thing I had to do when I returned from Oshkosh is figure out the carburetor issue. The Zenith-Bendix Model 68 I had on it originally was too small. Those of you that saw it run there may have …

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Chat With The Designer

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If you would like to share your technical skills or insights with Pete, please feel free to “Leave a Comment” in this Tech-Talk blog section that interests you.  Pete will be adding new blogs more regularly now that the prototype …

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