Doug Shane With his Olson

On September 29th 2004, Jim witnessed the flight of SpaceShipOne as it made it’s first attempt at capturing the 10 million dollar Ansari X-Prize. You can read more about the historic flight at Scaled Composites. As Doug’s guest, Jim was able to get a first hand, close-up look at SpaceShipOne and tour Scaled composites where it was created. You can view some photos of his adventure at Jim’s Visit to Scaled. Jim was introduced to Doug when Leo Kottke brought him by Jim’s shop to talk about ordering a guitar. With the inlay expertise of Larry Robinson “A Tribute to Black Sky” guitar was created for Doug who is by the way a very accomplished player and current President of Richard Branson’s Space Ship Company.. Pictures of Doug’s Guitar.