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MD-11 Capt JB Schreur's Christen Eagle

Yeah baby!...there's a new sheriff in town! JB has returned to the aerobatic world with a vengeance, and this time he's taking no prisoners! Enjoy this rare picture, because it's one of the few times you will ever see this plane right-side up!

After a bid to buy the Pitts aircraft company failed, millionaire and entrapreuner Frank Christensen set the plans in motion to open his own aircraft company. The Eagle II debuted at the 1977 Oshkosh Fly-In and was immediately popular with both professional and amateur aerobatic pilots. Based on the famous Pitts Special, the Eagle II was designed as an unlimited class aerobatic aircraft that could be used for competition, advanced aerobatic training and sport cross-country flying. Perhaps the most recognizable legacy of this aircraft was the Eagles Aerobatic Team. After one test flight in the Eagle II, Tom Poberezney, Gene Soucy and Charlie Hilliard made the decision to switch from their familiar Pitts Specials to the Eagle. The Eagles Aerobatic Team was formed, and the rest is history. Since its introduction, more than a thousand Eagles have delighted their owners and found homes with both professional and amateur pilots alike.