Ray Hills Wag-A-Bond
The honest airplane. By Dan Horton.
The Velocity TXL-5 turbo combines style, sophistication and high performance eminently suited to cross-country sojourns at flight levels. By Doug Rozendaal.
Marc Cook takes a close look at Erik Larsons Legacy and finds out why Lancairs rework of its seminal 200-235-320-360 design is as swoon-worthy as its predecessors.
The latest RV prompted quite a buzz. So what exactly is different about this roomy two-seaterand how does it fly? Taking off from the Vans factory in Oregon, Paul Dye samples the new design.
Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has issued a final rule that will require the full replacement and re-rigging of primary flight control cable system assemblies in most aircraft in Australia by January of 2018. The rule does not apply to secondary control system cables. In the last seven years, there have been 48 reported incidents […]
Our sister publication AVweb is reporting that Sheriff’s deputies have confirmed two people died in the crash of an Aero Adventure amphibious LSA near the main runway at Sebring Regional Airport in Florida, site of the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo. AVweb publisher Tom Bliss is on the scene and reports the incident occurred late Friday […]
Van's Aircraft has a new VIRB action camera interface in the RV12 that works with the newly introduced Garmin G3X Touch avionics suite. Larry Anglisano took the system flying at the 2015 U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida, for a closer look.
Four-seat homebuilt crosses the Atlantic to show its stuff. By Paul Dye.
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.
Investigators: AirAsia First Officer At Controls Before Crash
The first officer of the AirAsia jet that crashed into Java Sea in December was at the controls as the aircraft stalled into the ocean,...
Malaysian Government Declares MH370 Disappearance An Accident
The missing Malaysian Airline flight MH370 was an accident, and all 239 people on board are presumed dead, the Malaysian government announced...
Trans-Pacific Balloonists Exceed Distance Record
The Two Eagles balloon crew that launched last week in Japan has now achieved one of its goals -- the flight on Thursday passed 5,260 miles, the...
New This Week
AVweb's search of news in aviation turned up new aircraft sales for RedHawk Aero, a commercial drone repair-and-return-to-service from Robotic...
Textron Reports Higher Jet Sales for 2014
Textron Aviation saw business jet deliveries rise in 2014 despite a lower fourth quarter, The Wichita Eagle reported this week. The owner of Cessna...
Cessna Assembles First Production Citation Latitude
Cessna Aircraft Company rolled out the first production Citation Latitude at its Wichita, Kansas manufacturing facility on Thursday, the latest...
Piper Unveils Meridian's Upgraded G1000
Piper Aircraft introduced the latest version of its Meridian M500 turboprop on Wednesday, announcing an enhanced Garmin G1000 avionics package and...
The Weekender: Chili, Chowder and Pancakes
The Weekender's SocialFlight calendar has everything from ski flying up north to summer-like fun in the southwest, whatever your preference. EAA...
AOPA Offers Aircraft Financing For Flying Clubs
Flying clubs purchasing aircraft can now obtain special financing from AOPA, the association announced Wednesday. AOPA Aviation Finance Co. offers...
FAA Issues No-Drone Reminder For Super Bowl
The FAA reminded drone operators on Wednesday that the perennial Super Bowl Sunday TFR applies to them too, not just pilots of manned aircraft. The...
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