Welcome to Great Plains Aircraft Supply Co., Inc.!

VW Based Engines for Sport Aircraft!

If you have a need for Technical Information on your Great Plains engine or part,
please send your question to: info@greatplainsas.com

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Engine Kits and Parts

Direct Drive Long Block Kits

Reduction Drive Long Block Kits

Flywheel Drive Package

Type 1 - 1/2 VW Plans  

Type 1 Engine Parts
Carbs, Ignition, Intake,
Exhaust and Prop Hubs

Miscellaneous Parts
Brakes, Instruments, Tools, Books, Tires, etc.

Easy Eagle 1 Plans  

Sonerai Aircraft

Sonerai Works!
Sonerai Plans and Parts are now available from Sonerai Works!

Click here to check out the Sonerai Aircraft!

Axle Recall
If you purchased 6.5 inch pre-welded axles August 2009 and December 31, 2012
Please check out this recall!

Contact Information

Great Plains Aircraft
Supply Co., Inc.
7011 N 160th Ave
Bennington, NE 68007

Tel 402 493 6507
Fax 402 493 3846

Office hours are 8 am to 5 pm
Central Time Zone
Monday thru Friday

Please give us a call before stopping by...

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Great Plains Aircraft offers the most extensive line of VW based engine kits, accessory kits, and individual engine parts for VW powered sport aircraft.


Front Drive - Air-Cooled.
Direct drive, driven off the pulley end (Type 1 only) for standard aircraft configuration. The Front Drive engine turns counter clockwise from the cockpit in a tractor configuration. Wooden props ONLY must be used. This is the most popular configuration.

Reduction Drive - Air-Cooled.
Driven off the pulley end of the crankshaft. Available in 2.0:1 and 1.6:1 Drive Ratios from Valley Engineering. Drive Ratio 1.6:1 is for 72" to 74" props and the Drive Ratio 2.0:1 is for those aircraft requiring 80" to 84" props. The Reduction Drive can deliver over 100 takeoff Horsepower (depending on engine size) and 60 continuous Horsepower. The prop turns counter clockwise from the cockpit (tractor installation). Use of wood, composite or adjustable props. Fits Type 1 VW Only.

Check out our Reduction Drive Long Block Kits and Accessory Packages!

Flywheel Drive Package - Air Cooled.
Our Flywheel Drive Package is the lightest direct drive VW based engine offered in the market place period, weighing in at a mere 158 lbs. This package uses a top mounted starter, 35 amp 3 phase alternator and has the option for oil pump dual ignition.

There are over 50 popular airframes world wide that are powered by VW based engines:

VP-1, VP-2, KR-1, KR-2, KR-2S, Corby Starlet, Fisher Youngster, Easy Eagle Bi-Plane, Sonerai 1, Sonerai 2, Sonerai 2S, Legal Eagle, Double Eagle, Sonex, Xenos, Waiex, Onex, Thatcher CX-4, Thatcher CX-5, Fisher Avenger, Cygnet, Dragonfly, Flagor Scooter, Hummel Bird, Mini Coupe, Nieuport 11, Pober Pixey, Stewart Headwind, Teenie Two, Preceptor Ultra Pup, Preceptor N3 Pup, SkyRanger, Benson Gyro, Brock Gyro, most Aerodrome replica aircraft, V-Max, Q2, BK-1, Taylor Monoplane, Ultra Cruiser, Aerosport Quail, and the Jodel D-9. And don't forget the MOD (My Own Design).

At Great Plains Aircraft we provide affordable VW engines for Sport Aircraft.

We offer engine kits or engine parts.

Have it your way...

 Why Choose GPASC? Front Drive Specs Reduction Drive Specs Flywheel Drive Specs Installation Instructions
VW Powered Aircraft List VW Photo Album Service Bulletins  Educational Books Link to Sterba Props!

Great Plains Aircraft Supply Co., Inc.
7011 N 160th Ave. * Bennington, NE 68007
Tel 402 493 6507 * Fax 402 493 3846
or infogpasc@yahoo.com