After many modifications John has renamed his RHJ-8 Phoenix.
The diversity of John's construction skills includes the construction of the canopy mold, canopy and its' installation.
Dick Schreder leaves a memorable legacy to the soaring community: I am proud to have had a tiny part in it, having owned two HP-11s and the RHJ. - John Firth
Note the unique location of the antenna.
Canopy opening mechanism.
RHJ unique duel control (except for flap) configuration.