Bud Yerly as a 5 year old always wanted to be and aeronautical engineer and build his own aircraft.
After his career in the Air Force, he began looking and found the Europa was the finest flying sport aircraft hands down,
with good cruise and excellent economy. He soon found that he enjoyed helping others build their dream aircraft. Soon he owned
his own builder support buisiness and became the US Europa Aircraft Agent, Airmaster Propeller agent and dealer for many other
experimental aircraft engines, avionics and equipment. Bud is a graduate of Parks College with a degree
in Aerospace Engineering, and a Masters Degree in Business. In his Air Force career, he has accumulated 4000
hours of fighter and trainer time, and is an instrument, commercial and multi-engine pilot. As a supervisor,
safety officer, functional test pilot, standardization pilot and maintenance liaison, he has learned what it takes for
safe and efficient aircraft operations. In his spare time, he is also on the Board of Directors of EAA
Chapter 175 of Tampa FL. and a volunteer at Sun 'n Fun in Lakeland, Florida.
Our Business Philosophy:
The objective of our business is to provide you with the knowledge and expertise to allow you to produce a high quality aircraft
which will give you efficient and reliable service. We hope you will enjoy visiting our web site and get ideas for
building your dream aircraft. Visit us anytime as viewing first hand aircraft under construction and talking to experienced
builders and fliers will allow you to make safe and smart decisions in selecting and building your dream aircraft.
Most of our employees have built their own aircraft and are familiar with the many aspects of aircraft construction.
We currently have an A&P IA on staff who is also a certified Rotax Repairman and well versed in Jabiru engine repairs.
In addition to the folks working in the shop, our EAA contacts in our area allow us unprecidented access to experienced technicians
in the Tampa Bay Area.
|Installing the spar extensions for the motor glider wing