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Amy White

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From a small farming town in North Carolina, Amy discovered aviation through a Young Eagles flight in 2010. Now she is a commercial pilot, CFI, and aviation enthusiast. She owned a Cessna 150 for 7 years and now co-owns a GlaStar. Amy served as an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard stationed in the Pacific Northwest, and is now attending a full-time program for her A&P license in Colorado, where she and her GlaStar "Woodstock" get to enjoy the sunny weekends at high altitude.

Wrapped Up and Cozy

Continuing where I left off, I was having an internal debate on whether to stay or flee the ground of Oshkosh AirVenture with my...

Getting out of Dodge?

With the oncoming threat of severe thunderstorms Wednesday evening, many pilots are leaving the area with their aircraft for the night, or even heading...

The Seclusion Solution

How my GlaStar turned a five-hour drive into an hour.

Joining Your World

Like many, I suppose, I hadn’t intended to be part of the Experimental world.

In Case You Missed it

Kerpow!

An untimely prop strike results in more than just a call to the insurance company. Decisions regarding engine and propeller replacement open up numerous options. By Bill Repucci.

Home Shop Machinist

Preservative fogger.

Unairworthy

Missing labels.

Light Stuff

The author reviews the Kappa KP-5 LSA, imported by Kappa Aircraft from the Czech Republic. This is a conventional, low-wing, trigear configuration airplane, with a staggered seating arrangement that allows more room for each occupant, while keeping the cockpit narrow. The KP-5 is powered by a 100-horsepower Rotax 912 ULS engine and a Woodcomp three-blade prop, and has a useful load of 583 pounds. Full-power airspeed is stated as 138 mph. Avionics equipment includes a Dynon EFIS and engine monitor, Garmin GPSMAP 496 and Garmin transponder.