FaireyFirefly.com is the web site for a Firefly WB518 owned and operated by Capt. Eddie Kurdziel. The webmaster is Dan Bennett since 2015, prior to that John Otto.

To contact us, mail fairey at faireyfirefly.com. The site is managed on a volunteer basis so please be patient.

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Note from webmaster: I've copied these links over 'as is' from the old site. If you know of an updated link, drop us a line.



Captain Eddie - Publications

Firefly Information

Firefly Model Aircraft


Gillespie Field, El Cajon, CA KSEE




Reno Air Racing

Rolls-Royce Engines


  • CONCORDE BATTERY CORPORATION West Covina, CA : Proud sponsor of Firefly WB518
  • WATERLESS ROLINDA CAR/PLANE WASH : Capt Eddie says: "Dri Wash n'Guard and Ultra Ion Cleaner are the way to go in eliminating stubborn exhaust stains and oil & grease residue on the Firefly. It's the perfect product for use at an air or auto show to keep your machine looking it's best!" Cleans without water and is compact to carry with you. Contact Rolinda for all of your cleaning needs. Click on her link for more information.