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Many customers like to know about the company and people behind the products they buy. Here we will tell you a little about ourselves and our company.

The Owner:

  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.

Our Employees:

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.

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Installing the spar extensions for the motor glider wing

Bud Yerly pondering something?
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Our Company:

We are a registered Florida Corporation doing business in the Seffner-Valrico comunities just East of Tampa Florida.  Our shop includes nearly 6000 square feet of space and 2000 square feet of air conditioned and heated assembly area.  We can cater to most of your kit-building needs.  We are located 20 minutes from Lakeland's Sun 'n Fun Fly-In and ten minutes from Vandenberg and Plant City airports.  Our flying aircraft are in the main hangar at Plant City Airport.

Our Shop:

Here is a picture of our assembly area located at:

            401 Parsons Ave N.
            Seffner, Fl 33584
GPS Position:  27 59.991N 082 17.119 W

Directions:  I-4 Exit 10.  South on 579 one block to HWY 92. 
East on Hwy 92 to Parsons Ave N.  Turn South 200 yards to the wood gate
on the left. 

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Shot of the interior of the airconditoned side.