Mike Patey built this heavily modded turboprop taildragger to show the world what STOL really means. How he created the ultimate fixed-wing helicopter.
What do you get when you put a turbine engine on one of the most versatile of all bush planes? A pretty epic race-winning STOL aircraft, and this year’s winner of the 2018 High Sierra STOL Drag competition. Brainchild of self-taught engineer and successful entrepreneur Mike Patey, Draco is the ultimate backcountry airplane. With its more »