Owner - William Bates
This is a real nice HP-18 which has accumulated over 650 hours of flight time.
Sliding the wing in place. The HP-18 spar holds the water ballast. The "fill tube" is visible on the starboard wing spar.
Instruments includes a Becker radio with a boom mike, Garman 36 GPS, IPAQ PDA, Rico vario. The flap crank and gear handle are on the left, the side stick and brake handle on the right.
Rigged and ready to fly. (Winglets have been purchased, but have not been installed.)
N9040 on tow.