UNDATED (WJON News) - A local pilot, and his home-built plane, will be featured in a national magazine.

Zach Jackson, of Brainerd, will be featured in the February issue of Sport, a magazine published by the Experimental Aircraft Association.

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Jackson’s J-3 Piper Cub replica was hand built so he could include a larger engine and pontoon floats so it can land on water.

The plane won the Grand Champion Gold Lindy Award at last year’s E-A-A AirVenture, a week-long fly-in convention in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

The Experimental Aircraft Association boasts 900 chapters and over 270,000 members.


 

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