The Beaverton Outlaws

October 30, 2017 7PM

Did you know that you can design, build, license and fly your very own full-scale aircraft? Did you know that Oregon is home to the most successful line of kit-built aircraft in the US? Did you know that without Oregon pilots none of this would be possible? Hear the story of the Beaverton pilots known as the "Beaverton Outlaws," who literally flew in the face of the federall government in the 1930s when home-built aircraft was marked illegal. Mark Baxter and Cassandra Barrong will present a video history of these men, complete with interviews of the outlaws themselves, highlighting what it was like to fly in such a time.The speakers will explore how these men forever changed the face of general aviation as we know it today.