The House of Rapp

Vintage Flying

Posted by in Aviation, Instructing

Do you ever get the feeling that you were born in the wrong era? I do. It’s ironic because I have a natural affinity for computerized devices and other high-tech elements. Nevertheless, they don’t hold a candle to the mechanical brilliance and timeless design ethos of vintage aircraft like this 1928 Travel Air biplane.

Best Bang for the Buck

Posted by in Aerobatics, Aviation

What if one of the most fun airplanes you could ever own was also one of the least expensive? Well get out your checkbook boys — it’s not fantasy, it’s the Pitts S-1 biplane.

Engagement Photos

Posted by in Aviation

Photos and details of our aviation-themed engagement photo session.


These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things

Posted by in Aerobatics, Aviation

A post — and photos — prompted by my new car, which happens to be the exact same color as my Pitts S-2B!


Turbine Toucan

Posted by in Aerobatics, Aviation

The era of the biplane is over? Maybe not. Look at this turbine-powered beast, which sports a higher thrust-to-weight ratio than an F-16.