The Official Custer Channel Wing Website

The Inventor

The banjo-playing car mechanic from West Virginia got a bright idea

Speed of Air

Move the air, not the airplane: the difference between Airspeed and the Speed of Air

The Aircraft

Four aircraft that embodied the Channel Wing concept, and you can still see two of them today

The Story

The four forces that interacted and together decided the fate of the Channel Wing

Fun Facts

Current news and interesting facts you probably didn't know about the Channel Wing

For You

The one aircraft Willard Custer never built but wished he had, and how you can make it happen

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