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Plane Driven to begin R&D on the PD-X

After a tremendously encouraging response by the aviation community to the Roadable Sportsman called PD-1 at Oshkosh in 2010, the company of Plane Driven has now entered into further research of the design with a new test version that will be called PD-X. PD-X will be an evolving and refining design leading to a final […]

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New Configuration of the Plane Driven aircraft called PD-X reaches 15,000 ft

The performance goal of 140 mph and high altitude cruise has been reached on a return trip from the east coast. Using a new design configuration called the PD-X the test aircraft reached 15,000 ft. Trey Johnson states the new configuration for the plane is meeting the new design goals. “We will only continue to […]

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EAA Features Plane Driven’s Roadable Airplane

EAA’s John Nicholson caught up with Trey Johnson, the man behind “Plane Driven,” and learns about the history involved in pursing the dream.

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New speed mod lets PD1 cruise @140 knots across country

PD1 reaches a new cruise speed of 140 mph

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EAA Sport Aviation covers the PD1 at Oshkosh

Great article written by Bud Davisson for EAA Sport Aviation magazine covers the development of the new Plane Driven design and history of roadable aircraft. Great photographs in flight. It was one of the big stars of the show this year at Oshkosh. The article about Trey Johnson’s Plane Driven can be viewed here.

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