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The Aero Experience is a celebration of Midwest aviation and aerospace achievement. We invite you to join us as we explore the treasures of Midwest aviation through first-hand experiences. Our contributors take turns flying lead, and we are always looking for new destinations. Check in with The Aero Experience frequently to see where we will land today, and then go out and have your own aero experiences!

Blue skies,

Carmelo Turdo, Mark Nankivil and Fred Harl - The Aero Experience Team

Monday, July 15, 2013

Bob Carlton's Super Salto Jet Sailplane Soars Over Fair St. Louis

Bob Carlton has a reputation for launching innovative aviation projects, and at Fair St. Louis he demonstrated his current airshow offering: the jet-powered Super Salto sailplane.  Along with being a real rocket scientist, Carlton has flown many types of aircraft, including helicopters and sailplanes, and has been on the airshow scene for twenty years.  His company, Desert Aerospace, develops jet sailplane and eXtreme Light jet aircraft in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  The Aero Experience visited with Carlton during the week of the Fair St. Louis Airshow, and we are pleased to bring you this photo essay our aero experience:

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