Aeroplane Monthly 1987-09
B.Rice - Little Bird
The Little Bird 10 sec after Hatfield applied throttle for the first full flight.
Hatfield taxying in the Little Bird. The aircraft's snug-fitting canopy is simply Mylar film heat-shrunk over the framework.
The Little Bird shows off lots of square feet as it flies overhead.
The Little Bird settling down for a perfect three-pointer at the end of its first flight. The aircraft is powered by a 27 h.p. Rotax microlight engine.
A grinning Milt Hatfield, all ready to begin taxying tests.
Hatfield in the cockpit of his minimal all-silver aeroplane just before the first flight.