The World’s Smallest Jet! An Interview with Justin Lewis, Pilot of the FLS Microjet

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The FLS Microjet is a high performance, aerobatic, single seat, low-wing, all metal, jet-powered aircraft built from an amateur homebuilder kit.

The design was originally developed in the 1970’s by Jim Bede of Bede Aircraft, Inc. and designated as the BD-5. It was a public sensation and fueled homebuilders with dreams of owning a high performance propeller or jet aircraft at a fraction of the normal cost.

The BD-5 was dubbed “The World’s Smallest Jet” and quickly earned a reputation as James Bond’s jet when it was featured in the movie “Octopussy.”

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Through the years, a few airshow teams have captivated fans all over the world but today, very few flying BD-5’s still exist.

VIA AirshowStuffVideos
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