Brief pictorial history of John's MB5 construction
Some random pictures from John's album
These photos are taken from John's immense library of his plane in various stages, other photos are of some friends who assist him with parts, money or labor. (NOTE: This page takes little longer to download because of all the photos. It is well worth the wait).
John is riveting cover for oil reservoir
2003, John's official Logo was created by Chris Moore, owner of Chrismooreart, Walton-on-Thames, England. The silk screening is done by RST Images, Ceres, CA. The logo is used on all caps and clothing that John has on hand for sale at his hangar. A limited inventory is on hand that will be sold during race week.
June, 2002, John, Hersch Rourk, Juan Reddick and a visitor, on a warm afternoon at the hangar.
September, 2004, John and brother, Paul, in front of John's plane at the air races.
2002, Pat Marrs, enjoying a flying magazine from John's library. He helped John in the early years that John was in Reno. He still drops by for visit, usually during the air races.
Last piece of equipment to be hand built by John; this air scoop housing was finished and mounted in fuselage in 2006.
2005, June--Ernie Nelson and his 2 children, stop by for a visit. Ernie is a good friend. and is the brother of Kevin, pictured on this page.