Same Fun, Less Fuel
Glasair Aviation leads the way with new Diesel Sportsman 2+2. By Dave Prizio.
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 reports on the process of developing a new Lycoming O-233 engine package for the Kitfox Series 7 Super Sport and samples the result.
You can begin your aircraft project right nowbefore even deciding on a kit. Here are 10 ways to get ready to build. By Reiff Lorenz.
Dynon recently identified an issue with their Heated AOA/Pitot Probe. Over the past months, they have been engineering and testing a redesigned version of the probe with a successful final test program at one of the few icing wind tunnels in the country. The redesigned Heated/AOA Pitot Probe is now in production. Dynon is now […]
After nearly two years of work, the FAA has issued a new Advisory Circular (AC 90-116) that authorizes two people to be in the cockpit of an Experimental – Amateur Built aircraft during Phase 1 Testing. Up until now, the Operating Limitations issued with an E-AB Airworthiness Certificate specified that only “Required crew” were allowed […]
The Clecall Company has developed a new type of Cleco pliers and it claims to improve efficiency and ergonomics for a tool that’s used by almost all homebuilders. The traditional pliers are made from steel. The company says they are heavy, lack ergonomics to fit the user’s hands and wrists, and have a large horizontal […]
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.
The Weekender: Pumpkin Drops to Chili Cookoffs
As the fall colors peak nationwide and Halloween approaches, the fly-ins continue at full throttle. Our weekly review of SocialFlight revealed a...
Cirrus Partners With OpenAirplane
A new partnership between Cirrus and OpenAirplane is designed to make it easier for more pilots to get access to airplanes throughout the country.
Used Market: Newer Business Aircraft In Demand
A Texas aircraft broker says used aircraft prices are stabilizing and newer used aircraft are in demand but there are still plenty of old business...
NTSB: Pilot Error Caused Fatal Jet Crash
The captain of a Beechcraft 390 Premier failed to follow the correct procedures for an anti-skid failure, resulting in a fiery crash that killed...
'Aviation City' Proposed For Inner Mongolia
Breathable air is one of the main selling points of a northern Chinese province's effort to develop the "World Aviation City of Ordos" in Inner...
CAE Opens New Training Site
CAE has opened a new 60,000-square-foot business aviation training facility, CAE Dallas East, just east of the Dallas Forth Worth Airport, the...
Airplane Missing Since April Is Found
The wreckage of an airplane that was missing for more than six months has been found in Marion County, Florida, about five miles from the airport...
U.S. Imposes Ebola Travel Restrictions
The U.S. has imposed travel restrictions on passengers arriving from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, requiring them to enter the country through...
With New Orders, Gulfstream Is Bullish On Growth
Between Qatar Airways and Flexjet, Gulfstream bagged 70 airplane orders just in October. And company officials say it's had a good five years.
Textron Opens NBAA Convention
Textron Aviation launched NBAA's annual Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Orlando on Monday morning, with a news conference marking...
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