The Glasair and GlaStar

How the Glasair and the GlaStar changed the world of composite homebuilts.

Glasair
Glasair
Tom Hamilton with the original Glasair I, down on the pig farm.
Glasair
Glasair
Glasair I as a tricycle.
Glasair
Glasair
Glasair I as a taildragger.
Tom Hamilton, Inventor of the Glasair
Tom Hamilton, Inventor of the Glasair
Tom Hamilton holding court at OshKosh ‘94, the year he introduced the GlaStar.
Glasair
Glasair
The Glasair IIS in its tricycle configuration.
Glasair
Glasair
The Glasair III, which actually preceded the IIS...the III is for 300 mph and 300 hp.
Glasair
Glasair
The Glasair IIS in retractable format....near Mount Baker in Washington.
Glastar
Glastar
The GlaStar...it outsold each model of the Glasair series, but not the series total.
Glastar
Glastar
The GlaStar on floats....an ideal floatplane.
Glastar
Glastar
GlaStar on final approach.
Glasair
Glasair
Glasair 1 RG