KR-1 & KR 1 - 1/2
by Steve Bennett
VW Power Photo Album



Steve Bennett & Baby (KR1)
Steve Bennett's Original "Baby"
This KR1 was built by Steve in 1973 and first flew on July 21, 1977.
The KR-1 featured an 1835cc VW engine, single ignition magnetto.

Sold in 1988 after 1500 hours of fun flying!

Current aircraft is a KR1-1/2 built by Ken Cottle. It features a Great Plains 2180cc VW Engine, dual ignition, top mounted Ellison EFS-2 carb.
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Steve Bennett's KR1 1/2
Steve Bennett's KR1 1/2
Steve Bennett's KR1 1/2
Steve Bennett's KR1 1/2
Steve Bennett's KR1 1/2
Steve Bennett's KR1 1/2
Steve Bennett's KR1 1/2
Steve Bennett's KR1 1/2
Some of the photos were taken at the KR 2001 Gathering and others on his trip home.
He flew out on Sunday morning and got stopped in Pittsburg, Kansas. The storm front was just north and he needed to wait it out. He flew out of Pittsburg around 7 AM on Monday. Returned to Omaha, Nebraska. He arrived 4 hours before his ground crew of Linda, Mike & Teri Garbez!
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