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Lee's Summit Airport, MO
LXT

The Phil Hedrick Collection

Aviation, Art, and Memorabilia Sale
October 16-17, 2020, 8 am - 5 pm daily

Lee's Summit Municipal Airport (KLXT),
The Eagle Hangar
2750 NE Douglas St., Lee's Summit, MO 64064

A custom-made Flying Dutchman Airship (one of approximately 100 ever built)

Dirigible mechanical motion art

Phil Hedrick’s Flying Dutchman Airship was custom made in 1995 by the late Edward J. "Skeeter" Wachtendonk. Skeeter’s “Flying Dutchman Airship Company” was then located in Wisconsin and customers like Phil would order their airships at Skeeter’s booth during the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture annual convention and airshow at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Mr Wachtendonk created many aircraft and nautical works of art and models.

Some of his larger works have been displayed at museums in the U.S. Mr. Wachtendonk passed in 1999, so no airships have been built in over 20 years. The airship frame and moving parts, flight controls, etc. are metal. The dirigible cover and flight control covers are cloth. When turned on the airship that appears to "fly” as the moving propellers spin, tail surfaces and wings flap, etc.

Exceptional mechanical engineering - very artistic! Overall condition is excellent, unrestored condition. The airship was always in Phil’s home and was protected from sunlight. Some moving parts may have lubricant residue. The electric motor is 115V AC. Light switch and motor switch are pull cords with metal anchors hanging down. The motor is working well and everything checks out fine. Once plugged in, a pull on the motor anchor cord starts the fun! The wings, the two propellers on the side, the rear paddles, pulleys and belts all move. It also has an interior light underneath that flickers to simulate a flame burner and two interior lights to illuminate the “gas bag” that are switched on using a pull cord with anchor

This airship hangs nicely from a ceiling or can be placed on an included detachable stand and would look great in your home, office, bar, restaurant, club house, or entertainment venue. The airship is approximately 50” high x30” wide x 42” long

Flying Dutchman Airships are highly prized by collectors and rarely come on the market. Don't miss out on the opportunity to see and bid on this amazing work of art.


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Robert Schmitt's KR2S
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Ron Hayes' Thorp-18

GlaStar
GlaStar-Sportsman

Erwin Beckman's Zenith
Erwin Beckman's Zenith

Larry Denning's Christen Eagle II
Larry Denning's Christen Eagle II

Phil Ishmael's Pulsar
Phil Ishmael's Pulsar

Gus Schlegel Sonex
Gus Schlegel's Sonex



Ron Hayes' Thorp-18
Ron Hayes' Thorp-18

GlaStar
GlaStar-Sportsman

Erwin Beckman's Zenith
Erwin Beckman's Zenith

Larry Denning's Christen Eagle II
Larry Denning's Christen Eagle II

Phil Ishmael's Pulsar
Phil Ishmael's Pulsar

Gus Schlegel Sonex
Gus Schlegel's Sonex

Robert Schmitt's KR2S
Robert Schmitt's KR2S



GlaStar
GlaStar-Sportsman

Erwin Beckman's Zenith
Erwin Beckman's Zenith

Larry Denning's Christen Eagle II
Larry Denning's Christen Eagle II

Phil Ishmael's Pulsar
Phil Ishmael's Pulsar

Gus Schlegel Sonex
Gus Schlegel's Sonex

Robert Schmitt's KR2S
Robert Schmitt's KR2S

Ron Hayes' Thorp-18
Ron Hayes' Thorp-18



Erwin Beckman's Zenith
Erwin Beckman's Zenith

Larry Denning's Christen Eagle II
Larry Denning's Christen Eagle II

Phil Ishmael's Pulsar
Phil Ishmael's Pulsar

Gus Schlegel Sonex
Gus Schlegel's Sonex

Robert Schmitt's KR2S
Robert Schmitt's KR2S

Ron Hayes' Thorp-18
Ron Hayes' Thorp-18

GlaStar
GlaStar-Sportsman



Larry Denning's Christen Eagle II
Larry Denning's Christen Eagle II

Phil Ishmael's Pulsar
Phil Ishmael's Pulsar

Gus Schlegel Sonex
Gus Schlegel's Sonex

Robert Schmitt's KR2S
Robert Schmitt's KR2S

Ron Hayes' Thorp-18
Ron Hayes' Thorp-18

GlaStar
GlaStar-Sportsman



Phil Ishmael's Pulsar
Phil Ishmael's Pulsar

Gus Schlegel Sonex
Gus Schlegel's Sonex

Robert Schmitt's KR2S
Robert Schmitt's KR2S

Ron Hayes' Thorp-18
Ron Hayes' Thorp-18

GlaStar
GlaStar-Sportsman

Erwin Beckman's Zenith
Erwin Beckman's Zenith

Larry Denning's Christen Eagle II
Larry Denning's Christen Eagle II