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Ariana Rayment

Ariana Rayment is an instrument-rated private pilot from Tacoma, Washington. She discovered her love of flying through her former purchasing role at Glasair Aviation. She loves the Reno Air Races, where she stands alongside Jeff LaVelle as his crew chief and pals around with her friends in Sport Class.
Justin and Johnny pilots with disabilities

Two Paralyzed Pilots Take to The Skies

Justin Falls is a quadriplegic pilot who learned to fly with help from Able Flight, a non-profit organization whose mission is to offer people...
Hummel Kit Builders Weekend

Hummel Aircraft’s First Kit Builder’s Weekend

Hummel Aircraft Company recently hosted their first ever Kit Builder’s Weekend in an effort to help new builders gain familiarity with their UltraCruiser kits...

The Mysterious Glasair Gate Guardian at YPK

Every so often we catch a glimpse of something. You do a double-take and your heart flutters before your brain can make sense of...
Zenith STOL CH 701 Taildragger

Shifting Gears with Ivan Gromala

What’s that? A custom-built Zenith STOL CH 701 taildragger? Now that’s something you don’t see every day. As we all know, Experimental aviation provides...

Couch Surfing with the Museum of Flight

The Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington, is now offering virtual walkthroughs of some of the aircraft in their collection, including the Boeing B-29,...

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Home Shop Machinist

Kermit Weeks hangar—EAA’s home shop.

How the RV-8 Came to Be

25 years ago, Richard VanGrunsven designed an aerobatic tandem sport plane that’s also a great traveling machine.

Alternative Energies

As the powers that be debate the future of 100LL, participants at the Fifth Annual Electric Aircraft Symposium pondered how to make the alternatives more practical and efficient. By Dean Sigler.

2012 Kit Aircraft Buyer’s Guide

The 2012 Kit Aircraft Buyer's Guide features a stunning 316 designs.