Yes, I've been wrenching on airplanes for nigh on 45 years now, so you'd think I'd know all of this stuff - but as anyone who has ever taken an FAA knowledge exam (of any kind) knows that what you learn and use in the real world has no bearing on what you will find on the test.
In this new column, Steve Ells shares his background as an A&P mechanic and offers tips on keeping your homebuilt aircraft running smoothly.
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.
Historic aviation achievements, legendary pilots, and groundbreaking innovations will all be featured as some of the themes of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017 on July 24-30 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co. announced that it has purchased the former home of Paul and Audrey Poberezny in Oshkosh, WI and will make the home available to the EAA for tours and special events. The original stone farmhouse is over 100 years old and was Paul and Audrey’s home from 1991 until his death […]
The FAA has released the final rule on third-class medical reform which will take effect on May 1, 2017and the EAA issued a statement: Years of effort by EAA and AOPA culminated on Tuesday morning as the FAA announced regulations that will implement the aeromedical reform law passed last July. The regulations will be published […]
Highlands Regional Medical Center (HRMC) will be performing 2nd and 3rd class medical exams on-site at the Sport Aviation Expo. Sebring Airport is thrilled to have this option through HRMC for all pilots. Computers will be on hand to enable pilots the ability to fill out online forms for the FAA to complete this important […]
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.
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.
Any pilot who has ever wanted to add a turn and bank to an experimental aircraft panel has been put off by the complexity, weight, reliability, and price of traditional electric or vacuum units. Belite’s new product solves all these problems. It uses a solid state gyro and accelerometer; it weighs less than 2 ounces, and it […]
Garmin announced an aviation-specific addition to the VIRB Ultra 30 action camera family, offering several new accessories tailored to capturing rich, high definition footage in-flight. VIRB Ultra 30 is a waterproof action camera with the power to shoot stunning Ultra HD footage at 4K/30fps. The VIRB Ultra 30 contains a suite of new features, including […]
Continental Motors Group, announced the launch of the new corporate website. With a modern look and improved functionality, it allows distributors, maintenance providers, mechanics and end-users to quickly find the information they need.
Delivery Drone Test Flights Expand In Canada
A Canadian company is expanding its unmanned test flights with plans to be the country's first commercial drone-delivery operation by next year....
ADS-B Equipage On Track: AEA
The avionics industry will rise to the challenge of equipping the U.S. aircraft fleet with ADS-B Out by the Jan. 1, 2020, deadline says an industry...
Mysterious Military Drone Found In Russia
The Russian government is looking into the source of a military-grade drone discovered on the shoreline of the Black Sea. Media outlets in the...
SkyPan Settles With FAA Over Drone Photo Flights
Aerial photography company SkyPan International has reached a settlement with the FAA over charges of violating airspace and other rules with its...
FAA Offers Outreach On SoCal Airspace Changes
Pilots who fly in Southern California's busy airspace will soon be expected to follow new procedures, so the FAA has planned a series of public...
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