Arion introduces the XSmore power, more fun. By Paul Dye.
From initial climb performance to Chuck-Yeager-like landings, the Sling 2 reveals its designers emphasis on handling. By Marc Cook.
Retro look for fun flying. By Kevin Horton.
Simplicity is key in a good fuel system, but theres a lot to consider when creating even an uncomplicated setup, from primers to sniffle valves to gascolators. By Dave Prizio.
EAA applauds bipartisan legislation that supports EAA/AOPA efforts Bipartisan “Pilot’s Bill of Rights II” legislation has been introduced in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives that would put EAA-supported aeromedical reform into effect along with a number of other protections for pilots and other airmen. The Senate bill (S. 571) is co-sponsored by […]
EAA maintains cost is key to meeting 2020 mandate The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today published a technical correction in the Federal Register that allows future installations of ADS-B “out” equipment to meet performance standards of the appropriate Technical Standard Order (TSO) specifications without meeting the complete TSO requirements. EAA supports this technical amendment as a […]
Navigation and com. antenna guru Bob Archer died last weekend at the age of 83 following a long illness. Bob Archer started work in the Southern California aerospace community, beginning his career in antenna technology, in 1955 following service in the U.S. Air Force.
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.
Sonex Aircraft is reporting that on February 12th, the first SubSonex kit left Sonex Aircraft headquarters in Oshkosh, destined for customer Redge Greenberg of Durango, Colorado. The Ultra-Quick Build Kit was transported in the optionally available Triton TC 167 enclosed trailer by Sonex staff to Greenberg’s home. This is the first in a series […]
Dynon Avionics partners with ForeFlight to bring wireless mobile device connectivity to its SkyView System Dynon Avionics announced a partnership with ForeFlight that brings mobile device connectivity to its flagship SkyView avionics system. Enabled via a new Wi-Fi Adapter, SkyView pilots can now transfer flight plans between devices and send SkyView’s GPS and attitude information […]
Essex Parts Services is offering ultralight LiFePO batteries. Aliant Ultralight starting batteries are based on lithium iron phosphate technology and are suitable for replacing lead acid batteries without requiring any changes to the vehicles electrical system. Each battery has a digital microprocessor embedded that balances cell load allowing you to install it in any standard […]
About 20 years ago, I was flying on a cloudy Saturday morning southwest of Austin, Texas. I was monitoring Austin approach when I heard a...
Diamond Offers Continental Option For DA42
Diamond Aircraft has certified the Continental Diesel CD-155 engine for retrofit in its DA42 fleet, the company said on Monday. The new option is...
MH 370, One Year Later
It was almost a year ago, on March 8, 2014, that flight MH370 vanished from radar en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. As the anniversary...
Stricken Skydiver Saved By Instructor
An Australian skydiver was likely saved by a fellow jumper who pulled his ripcord for him after he suffered an apparent seizure during freefall. In...
$13 Million Judgment Against Mechanic For Crash
A California jury has awarded $13,360,000 to the family of a Napa doctor who died in the crash of his Cessna 182 in 2009, citing negligence and...
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