Vortex M912 Gyroplane
Low and slow, even in the wind. By Karl Storjohann.
In this new column, Steve Ells shares his background as an A&P mechanic and offers tips on keeping your homebuilt aircraft running smoothly.
Retro look for fun flying. By Kevin Horton.
Building his VW-powered Zenith CH 701 taught Wayne Clagg a lot about the consequences of powerplant choices and much more. By Scott M. Spangler.
Kicking off the first informal Mojave Record Week leading up to the 2014 Mojave Experimental Fly-In, Lee Behl spurred his one-off GP-5 single-seater to apparently new C-1b FAI records in the 3000 meter time-to-climb, 3 km and 15 km closed course speed dashes on April 12, 2014. The day was far from ideal, with strong […]
It’s hard not to recognize the achievements of the Kitplanes family, and this press release came across our desk this weekend. On Saturday, April 12th at 10:00, during the EAA 292 monthly meeting, Dave Martin will be awarded the Wright Bros. Master Pilot award from the FAA . David soloed more than 50 years ago […]
Garmin's G3X glass cockpit for LSA and experimental aircraft has a touchscreen feature set and supports on-screen display and command for the Garmin VIRB action cam, plus it controls the GMC305 flight control/autopilot system.
With a bigger engine and lighter airframe, CubCrafters Carbon Cub EX kit aircraft takes the Cub experience to a higher plane. By Marc Cook.
When Don Caskey recognized that a passel of his neighbors had built and were flying Mustang IIs, he got the bug and constructed a custom-made version of his own. By Ed Wischmeyer.
Progressive Aerodyne has a new version of its kitbuilt amphibian, the SeaRey LSX, and the updates to the design live up to high expectations. By Ed Wischmeyer.
Paul Dye argues that there is more between man and machine than just the hardware.
The Rotec-radial-powered Kitfox Super Sport taps into our nostalgia for radial engines but with a modern touch. By Marc Cook.
When Stan Peternels Blue Mountain EFIS proved unreliable, he decided to bite the bullet and invest in a Dynon SkyView system. Editor-in-Chief Marc Cook discusses the numerous challenges of the retrofit.
JPI is offering a new compact, capable engine monitor that is built and priced for the homebuilt market. By Marc Cook.
At its heart, the PMA5000EX is a four-place stereo intercom in an audio panel that supports two each of coms, navs, switching aux inputs, music inputs plus having five unswitched aux inputs and a front-panel input for a music source or cell. By Marc Cook.
LeRoy Cook flies Larry Kinders award-winning Mustang II, a fast and fun homage to the legendary P-51 Mustang.
Bush plane? Heck, yeah! Bill Repucci flies Just Aircrafts strong, tough and fun Highlander.
Changing with the times, Zenith Aircraft has introduced an improved version of a design that debuted some 20 years ago. With a larger payload, more robust landing gear and greater visibility among other features, the CH 750 is tailored for todays sport pilot; by LeRoy Cook.
Liquid consumables for the shop. By Eric Stewart.
Repairing a malfunctioning headset may be not only inexpensive, but completely doable. By Jim Weir.
This lazy man's guide removes some of the headaches. Sample weight & balance spreadsheets included.
'Aviation Consumer' Paint Shop Survey 2014
Finding a reliable and skilled paint shop is a daunting challenge for many aircraft owners. If you've had your aircraft painted within the past...
The Weekender: Fly In Season Accelerates
Our weekly review of the fly ins posted on SocialFlight showed that with warmer weather, the traditional fly in season has started. We found fly...
Lost Southwest Pilots' Fate Determined
Southwest Airlines has completed its investigation into an incident in January when a 737 crew landed at the wrong airport, Bloomberg News reported...
Embraer Delivers 34 Jets in Q1
Embraer reports that during the first quarter of 2014 it delivered 14 jets to the commercial aviation market and 20 to the business aviation...
Skiing Via Airplane In Alaska
Being towed behind a Husky while skiing on a snowfield in the Alaska Range may not be on everyone's bucket list, but it was on Reese Hanneman's,...
Gulfstream Inks 60-Plane China Deal
Gulfstream set the tone for the Asian Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition Tuesday with the formal announcement of a $3 billion, 60-plane...
Drone Operator Accused Of Hindering Helicopter Rescue
Police in Springfield, Ohio, said a drone operator who was shooting video of a car crash on Saturday refused to give way to an approaching medical...
Chinese Market Growing Despite Rules
Greater China's business aviation fleet almost doubled to 371 aircraft from 2011 to 2013 but even that world-leading growth rate has been severely...
Crew Reunites With Flying Fortress
Ten World War II veterans, age 89 and up, all of them former B-17 crewmembers, went for a flight in EAA's Boeing B-17G Aluminum Overcast on Monday...
GAMA: Panthera, C4 Benefit from Reg Revision
Even though the rules aren't published yet, streamlined cert is already being embraced.
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